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" Delhi is a very suggestive and moralising place — such stupendous remains of power and wealth passed and passing away — and somehow I feel that we horrid English have just ' gone and done it,' merchandised it, revenued it, and spoiled it all. "
'Up the Country': Letters Written to Her Sister from the Upper Provinces of ... - Page 98
by Emily Eden - 1867 - 396 pages
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De-Colonizing the Subject: The Politics of Gender in Women's Autobiography

Sidonie Smith, Julia Watson - Autobiography - 1992 - 484 pages
...women who attended a ball given in her honor, Eden writes: Delhi is a very suggestive and moralizing place— such stupendous remains of power and wealth...— and somehow I feel that we horrid English have "gone and done it," merchandised it, revenued it, and spoiled it all. I am not very fond of Englishmen...
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Rule Britannia: Women, Empire, and Victorian Writing

Deirdre David - History - 1995 - 234 pages
...traditional native values by writing to her sister in 1835 that Delhi had been ruined by the British: "I feel that we horrid English have just 'gone and...merchandised it, revenued it, and spoiled it all" (98)." In censuring the "pure professing secularism" (2:224) of the British Raj, Oakfield clearly and...
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Literature of Travel and Exploration: A to F

Jennifer Speake - Travel writing - 2003 - 1479 pages
...could disconcertingly register both the spoliation and the transience of the regime her family headed: "Delhi is a very suggestive and moralising place —...merchandised it, revenued it, and spoiled it all" (20 February 1838). CICELY FALSER HAVELY Biography Born in Westminster, London, 3 March 1797, seventh...
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