Punjab gazetteers, 1883, bound in 10 vols., without title-leaves

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Page 304 - arm, and fell back on the bridge, handing the portfire to Sergeant Burgess, bidding him light the fusee. Burgess was instantly shot dead in the attempt; Sergeant Carmichael then advanced, took up the portfire, and succeeded in the attempt, but immediately fell mortally wounded. Sergeant Smith, seeing him fall, advanced at a run, but finding
Page 45 - always, born separately at the same time ; and unless the mother takes the precaution of keeping one breast tied up for forty days while she feeds the child from the other, in which case the spirit dies of hunger, the child grows up with the endowment of the evil eye; and whenever a person so endowed looks at
Page 26 - and Ganges, and all his forts, territories, rights, and interests in the countries which are to the northward of those of the Rajas of Jaipur and Jodhpur and of the Rana of
Page 288 - assured by a learned Brahman that, as the foot of the pillar had been driven so deep into the ground that it rested on the head of Vasuki, King of the Serpents, who supports the earth, it was now immovable, and that dominion would remain in his family as long as
Page 304 - Burgess was instantly shot dead in the attempt; Sergeant Carmichael then advanced, took up the portfire, and succeeded in the attempt, but immediately fell mortally wounded. Sergeant Smith, seeing him fall, advanced at a run, but finding
Page 55 - is, on the same authority, the term for a " community of any of the aboriginal mountain races ; its import is a defile " or valley, fitted for cultivation and defence ; and Pal is the term given to the " main sub-divisions of the Meos and also of the Minas. These latter, who
Page 297 - The slaughter raged from sunrise till the day was far advanced, and was attended with all the horrors that could be inspired by rapine, lust and thirst of vengeance. The city was set on fire in several places, and was soon
Page 242 - the net produce of an estate, or, in other -words, one-half of the share of the produce of an estate ordinarily receivable by the landlord either in money or kind." - "•'• " In applying this principle in the
Page 35 - That if the produce of the Revenue of the assigned territory should hereafter admit of it, the monthly sum to be advanced to His Majesty for his private expenses might be increased to one lakh of Rupees. " That in addition to the sums specified, the sum of Sa:
Page 165 - period the high mound of the old site of Aharwan, a village a few miles to the south-west. It is said to have lain in a state of decay for a long period, and then to have been restored by

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