Parbury's oriental herald and colonial intelligencer

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Page 173 - I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus, The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool, With open mouth swallowing a tailor's news ; Who, with his shears and measure in his hand, Standing on slippers, — which his nimble haste Had falsely thrust upon contrary feet...
Page 512 - Resolved, that it is the opinion of this committee that it be left to his majesty's government, in conjunction with the East India Company, to consider whether the communication should be in the first instance from Bombay or from Calcutta, or according to the combined plan suggested by the, Bengal steam committee.
Page 227 - ... of the deceased, be fired from the ramparts of Fort William, and at all the principal stations of the Army, as a mark of respect for the memory of his deceased Majesty.
Page 173 - My letter of the 16th July will have informed you how essential a plan to the very existence of the British empire in India would have been defeated, if your honourable firmness had not overcome the suggestions of an opposition which would have persuaded you to violate the law, under the specious pretence of executing the spirit, by disobeying the letter of the orders of the GovernorGeneral in Council. This opposition I am resolved to crush; I possess sufficient powers to do so; and I will exert...
Page 285 - ... them that, in his opinion, the freedom of resort to India, which missionaries then enjoyed, was owing, under God, to the prudence, the zeal, and the wisdom, which they had manifested, when the whole weight of Government in England and India was directed to the extinction of the missionary enterprize. It would be impossible, within the limits to which we must confine ourselves, to enumerate the plans which they formed for the mission, for translations of the sacred Scriptures, and for education...
Page 464 - For conduct unbecoming the character of an officer and a gentleman, in having, in a letter, dated Cnttactt, 30th September, 1823, addressed to Lieut.
Page 163 - Ireland, an humble address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty would be graciously pleased to issue her Royal Commission of enquiry into the state of the universities and colleges of Oxford, Cambridge, and Dublin, with a view to assist in the adaptation of those important institutions to the requirements of modern times.
Page 50 - Whatsoever commissioned officer shall be convicted before a general court-martial of behaving in a scandalous, infamous manner, such as is unbecoming the character of an officer and a gentleman, shall be discharged from the service.
Page 249 - Molesworth, in a long speech, marked with considerable ability, moved "that the House do present a humble address to the Queen, respectfully expressing its opinion, that in the present critical state of many of her Majesty's foreign possessions in various parts of the world, it is essential to the well-being of her Majesty's colonial empire, and of the many and important domestic interests which. 1 See debate iu "Hansard.
Page 503 - Derajat, he had fallen in with Lohanee merchants and plundered them of " a great quantity of white cloth, aromatic drugs, sugar (both candied and in powder), and horses," which are the self-same articles in which the trade is now carried on.

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