Persia and Affghanistan: Analytical Narrative of the Events Relating to the Correspondence on the Affairs of Persia and Affghanistan

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Ridgway, 1839 - Afghan Wars - 143 pages

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Page 68 - In those days they shall say no more, The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children's teeth are set on edge. But every one shall die for his own iniquity: every man that eateth the sour grape, his teeth shall be set on edge.
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Page 102 - At this moment the united influence of Persia and Russia would appear to be established in all the Affghan dominions, with the single exception of Herat ; and the existence of that influence in those countries, viewed in conjunction with the course which these Powers have recently been pursuing, and the measures that have resulted from their joint diplomatic exertions, is so obviously incompatible with the tranquillity of India, and even with its security, that no measures can...
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Page 106 - We will not go to war. Were it not for the sake of their friendship, we should not return from before Herat. Had we known that our coming here might risk the loss of their friendship, we certainly would not have come at all.

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