The Moghul Empire: From the Death of Aurungzeb to the Overthrow of the Mahratta Power

W.H. Allen & Company, 1866 - 278 頁

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第 277 頁 - To note the various countries, provinces, or territorial divisions, and to describe the physical characteristics of each, together with their statistical, social, and political circumstances. To these are added minute descriptions of the principal...
第 277 頁 - Thornton's History of India. The History of the British Empire in India, by Edward Thornton, Esq. Containing a Copious Glossary of Indian Terms, and a Complete Chronological Index of Events, to aid the Aspirant for Public Examinations. Third edition. 1 vol. 8vo. With Map.
第 273 頁 - Government to derive from the charge of supporting and protecting his Majesty the privilege of employing the royal prerogative, as an instrument of establishing any control or ascendancy over the states and chieftains of India, or of asserting on the part of his Majesty any of the claims which, in his capacity of Emperor of Hindoostan, his Majesty may be considered to possess upon the provinces originally composing the Moghul Empire.
第 67 頁 - Circar; and in this case, as the said Company are obliged to keep up a large Army for the protection of the Provinces of Bengal...
第 43 頁 - Emperor," said the assembled nobles, "has shown his unfitness for rule. He is unable to cope with the Mahrattas: he is false and fickle towards his friends. Let him be deposed, and a worthier son of Timur raised to the throne.
第 11 頁 - Firdaus rue zamtn ast — hamin ast to, hamin ast to, hamin ast (If there is a paradise on earth it is this, it is this, it is this).
第 205 頁 - mostly at the head of the column, with his aides-de" camp, or was hunting at the right and left. Governor " Hastings always wore a plain coat of English broad" cloth ; and never anything like lace or embroidery. His " whole retinue a dozen of horse-guards ; his throne a " plain chair of mahogany, with plenty of such thrones " in the hall ; his table sometimes neglected ; his diet " sparing and always abstemious ; his address and deport"ment very distant from pride and still more so from " familiarity."...
第 257 頁 - Adalat, whose business was to receive reports from the Amils [officials] in the interior, and communicate General Perron's orders respecting the disposal of any offenders apprehended by them. No trial was held ; the proof rested on the Amil's report, and the punishment was left to...
第 274 頁 - Council has determined to adopt an arrangement upon the basis of the following provisions. That a specified portion of the territories in the vicinity of Delhi, situated on the right bank of the Jumna should be assigned in part of the provision for the maintenance of the royal family. That those lands should remain under the charge of the Resident at Delhi...
第 274 頁 - ... degraded condition of poverty, distress, and insult, under which the unhappy representative of the house of Timur and his numerous family had so long laboured. Regulated by these principles and views, the attention of the British Government has been directed exclusively to the object of forming such an arrangement for the future support of the King and the Royal family, as might secure to them the enjoyment of every reasonable comfort and convenience, and every practicable degree of external...