The Asiatic Annual Register, Or, A View of the History of Hindustan, and of the Politics, Commerce and Literature of Asia, Volume 2

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Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel
J. Debrett, 1801 - Books
Includes: A history of British India, monthly chronicles of Asian events, accounts, travel literature, general essays, reviews of books on Asis, political analyses, poetry, and letters from readers.
 

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Page 27 - Kefoludons which they had directed him to report to the Houfe, which he read in his Place, and afterwards delivered in at the Table, where the fame were read, and (with an Amendment to one of them) agreed unto by the Houfe, and are as follows.
Page 31 - Portugal into the moft abject vaflalage ever experienced by a conquered nation. While the grandees of Portugal were blind to the ruin which impended over them, Camoens beheld it with a pungency of grief which haftened his exit.
Page 8 - Day being read, for the Houfe to refolve itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, to confider of the Petition of thefubfcribing Merchants and Traders of the City of London, Ŗ?V.
Page 31 - I am ending the course of my life ; the world will witness how I have loved my country. I have returned, not only to die in her bosom, but to die with her.
Page 31 - Henry, under whofe inglorious reign he died in all the milery of poverty. By fome, it is faid, he died in an' alms-houfe. It appears, however, that he had not even the certainty of lubfiftence which thefe houfes provide. He had a black lervant, who had grown old with him, and who had long experienced his mafter's humanity.
Page 27 - But while he folicited an eftablifhment which he had merited in the ranks of battle, the malignity of evil tongues, as he calls it in one of his letters, was injurioufly poured upon him.
Page 27 - Camoens now found it prudent to banifh himfelf from his native country. Accordingly, in 1553, he failed for India, with a refolution never to return. As the fhip left the Tagus, he exclaimed, in the words of the fepulchral monument of Scipio Africanus, Ingrata patria, non pojfidebis ojja tnea ! Ungrateful country, thou flialt not poflefs my bones! but he knew not what evils in the Eaft would awake the remembrance of his native fields.
Page 27 - ... and purity of morals, have been left out of their compofition ; the feeds of tendernefs and humanity have not been fown in the field of their frames : as they are...
Page 34 - On us they fixt the eager look of woe, • While tears o'er every cheek began to flow > When thus aloud, Alas ! my fon...
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