Parbury's oriental herald and colonial intelligencer

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Page 165 - is a great medicine, often to remove distempers—much more frequently to prevent them, or to chase them away in their beginnings. It is not nutritive in any great degree, but if not food, it greatly alleviates the want of it. It invigorates the stomach for the digestion of poor meagre diet, not easily
Page 336 - establish in his reserved dominions such a system of administration (to be carried into effect by his own officers) as .shall be conducive to the prosperity of his subjects, and be calculated to secure the lives and
Page 604 - driven out of India to-day, nothing would remain to tell that it had been possessed, during the inglorious period of our dominion, by anything better than the ouran-outang or the
Page 382 - While tresses of the brightest pearls, float o'er thine ample sheet, And the rainbow lays its gorgeous gems, in tribute, at thy feet. Thy reign is from the ancient days—thy sceptre from on high, Thy birth was when the
Page 101 - the result of the general examination of the students. The Deputation, upon their arrival at the College, proceeded to the Principal's lodge, where they were received by him and the Professors, and the oriental visitor. Soon afterwards they proceeded to the hall, accompanied by several
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Page 382 - the aching sight ; The pomp of kings and emperors, in every clime and zone, Grows dim beneath the splendour of thy glorious watery throne. No fleets can stop thy progress, no armies bid thee stay, But
Page 390 - has been remittable to Great Britain, to meet the deficiencies of commercial speculations ; to pay the interest of debts, to support the Home establishment, and to invest on England's soil the accumulated wealth of those whose life has been spent in Hindoostan.
Page 165 - done away. Observation, for the last forty years, and very particularly for the last thirty, has furnished me with ten instances of drunkenness from other causes, for one from this.
Page 382 - the moon, and all the orbs, that shine upon thee now, Beheld the wreath of glory, which first bound thine infant brow. And from that hour to this—in which I gaze upon thy stream, From age to age—in winter's

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