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Page 90 - Bengal, from time to time, to make and issue such rules, ordinances, and regulations, for the good order and civil government...
Page 419 - no native of the said territories, nor any natural born subject of His Majesty resident therein, shall, by reason only of his religion, place of birth, descent, colour, or any of them, be disabled from holding any place, office, or employment, under the said Company.
Page 593 - His Lordship in Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought to be the promotion of European literature and science among the natives of India ; and that all the funds appropriated for the purposes of education would be best employed on English education alone.
Page 400 - Remember, that for the wisest and most evident reasons, the merciful maxim of the law, which says that it is better that ninety-nine guilty men should escape, than that one innocent man should be punished...
Page 641 - That it is the opinion of this Committee, that it is the duty of this country to promote the interest and happiness of the native inhabitants of the British dominions in India, and thai such measures ought to be adopted, as may tend to the introduction among them of useful knowledge, and of religious and moral improvement.
Page 624 - Portuguese language, and shall apply themselves to learn the native language of the country where they shall reside, the better to enable them to instruct the Gentoos, that shall be the servants or slaves of the same Company, or of their Agents, in the Protestant Religion...
Page 593 - But it is not the intention of His Lordship in Council to abolish any College or School of native learning. While the native population shall appear to be inclined to avail themselves of the advantages which it affords...
Page 489 - Rajmahal, who, without bloodshed or the terror of authority, employing only the means of conciliation, confidence and benevolence, attempted and accomplished the entire subjection of the lawless and savage inhabitants of the...
Page 421 - The meaning of the enactment we take to be that there shall be no governing caste in British India ; that whatever other tests of qualification may be adopted, distinctions of race or religion shall not be of the number...