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" Mosahibod-Doula, two fiddlers; two poetasters, and the minister and his creatures. The minister could not stand a moment without the eunuchs, fiddlers, and poets, and he is obliged to acquiesce in all the orders given by the king for their benefit. The... "
A Journey Through the Kingdom of Oude in 1849-1850: With Private ... - Page 369
by Sir William Henry Sleeman - 1858
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A comprehensive history of India, civil, military and social: from the first ...

Henry Beveridge - India - 1862
...Mosahibod-Doula, two fiddlers; two poetasters, and the minister and hiscreaturea The minister could riot stand a moment without the eunuchs, fiddlers, and...control over the administration of civil justice ; the triuchs over that of criminal justice, public buildings, &c. The minister has the land revenue ; and...
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Our Indian empire and the adjacent countries

Robert Montgomery Martin - 1879
...nothing [sic] but knaves of the very worst kind in all the branches of the administration. The fiddlers have control over the administration...eunuchs over that of criminal justice, public buildings, c ; the minister has the land revenue : and all are making large fortunes."* In the beginning of...
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James Outram: A Biography, Volume 2

Frederic John Goldsmid - Generals - 1880
...their private interests. At present the most powerful of the favourites are . . . two eunuchs ; . . . two fiddlers; two poetasters, and the minister and...land revenue ; and all are making enormous fortunes. . . . What the people want, and most earnestly pray for, is, that our Government should take upon itself...
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James Outram, a biography

Frederic John Goldsmid (sir.) - 1881
...their private interests. At present the most powerful of the favourites are . . . two eunuchs ; . . . two fiddlers ; two poetasters, and the minister and...eunuchs over that of criminal justice, public buildings, 'fec. The minister has the land revenue ; and all are making enormous fortunes. . . . What the people...
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The Life of Music in North India: The Organization of an Artistic Tradition

Daniel M. Neuman - Music - 1990 - 296 pages
...ran the state for a time. The most powerful favorites were two eunuchs, two fiddlers [sarangiyas?], two poetasters, and the Minister and his creatures....given by the king for their benefit. The fiddlers have the control over administration of civil justice; the eunuchs over that of criminal justice, public...
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The Life of Music in North India: The Organization of an Artistic Tradition

Daniel M. Neuman - Music - 1990 - 296 pages
...ran the state for a time. The most powerful favorites were two eunuchs, two fiddlers [sarangiyas?], two poetasters, and the Minister and his creatures....given by the king for their benefit. The fiddlers have the control over administration of civil justice; the eunuchs over that of criminal justice, public...
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A journey through the kingdom of Oude, 1849-1850: with private ...

Sir William Henry Sleeman
...favourites are Decanut od Doula and Husseen od Dpula, two eunuchs ; Anees od Doula and Mosahib od Doula, two fiddlers ; two poetasters, and the minister and...for their benefit. The fiddlers have control over the'administration of civil justice; the eunuchs over that of criminal justice, public buildings, &.c....
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The Tabla of Lucknow

...fiddlers [Neuman (1980: 171) has suggested the most likely theory that these were sarahgi players], 'two poetasters, and the Minister and his creatures....given by the King for their benefit. The fiddlers have the control over administration of civil justice, public buildings, etc. The Minister has the land...
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