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Progress of India, Japan and China in the Nineteenth Century
Sir Richard Temple
Visualitzaciķ de fragments - 1985
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Pāgina 164 - We are in favour of making the British sovereign a legal tender and a current coin in India. We also consider that, at the same time, the Indian mints should be thrown open to the unrestricted coinage of gold on terms and conditions such as govern the three Australian branches of the Royal Mint.
Pāgina 414 - In case of any disturbance of a grave nature occurring in Korea, which necessitates the respective countries or either of them to send troops to Korea, it is hereby understood that they shall give, each to the other, previous notice in writing of their intention so to do, and that after the matter is settled, they shall withdraw their troops and not further station them there.
Pāgina 404 - His Majesty the Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias, and His Majesty the Emperor of China, with...
Pāgina 404 - Hi, temporarily occupied since 1871 by the Russian Armies. Russia remains in possession of this country, within the limits indicated by Article VII. of the present Treaty.
Pāgina 301 - Kalka country. I permit you to reside here, and at Canton, as long as you give no cause for complaint ; but if any should arise I will not allow you to remain either here or at Canton. I will have none of you in the provinces. The Emperor, my father, suffered much in reputation among the literati by the condescension with which he allowed you to establish yourselves. He could not himself make any changes in the laws of our sages, and I will not suffer that in the least degree there shall be cause...
Pāgina 322 - With regard to those of your Majesty's subjects who for a long course of years have been in the habit ' of trading with our Empire, we must observe to you that our Celestial Government regards all persons and nations with eyes of charity and benevolence, and always treats and considers your subjects with the utmost indulgence and affection; on their account, therefore, there can be no place or occasion for the exertions of Your Majesty's Government.
Pāgina 300 - You wish that all the Chinese should become Christians, and indeed your creed demands it. I am well aware of this, but in that event what would become of us ? Should we not soon be merely the subjects of your kings ? The converts you have made already recognise nobody but you.
Pāgina 22 - Native princes gave him his opportunity for carrying out this plan without a breach of faith. The time had arrived when the English must either become supreme in India, or be driven out of it. The Mughal Empire was completely broken up ; and the sway had to pass either to the local Muhammadan governors of that empire, or to the Hindu Confederacy represented by the Marathas, or to the British. Lord Wellesley determined that it should pass to the British.
Pāgina 221 - What ! Trade our gold, silver, copper, iron, and sundry useful materials for wool, glass, and similar trashy little articles ! Even the limited barter of the Dutch factory ought to have been stopped.
Pāgina 326 - The report was practically unanimous and stated that "the temperate use of opium in India should be viewed in the same light as the temperate use of alcohol in England. Opium is harmful, harmless, or even beneficial, according to the measure and discretion with which it is used.