The Asiatic Annual Register, Or, A View of the History of Hindustan, and of the Politics, Commerce and Literature of Asia, Volume 12

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Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel
J. Debrett, 1812 - Books
Includes: A history of British India, monthly chronicles of Asian events, accounts, travel literature, general essays, reviews of books on Asia, political analyses, poetry, and letters from readers.

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Page 397 - For the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, Even for this same purpose have I raised thee up, that I might show my power in thee, and that my name might be declared throughout all the earth.
Page 149 - Crimes therein mentioned, without Partiality, Favour, or Affection; and if any doubt shall arise, which is not explained by the said Articles or Act of Parliament, according to my Conscience, the best of my Understanding, and the Custom of War in the like Cases.
Page 486 - Hindoo inhabitants of Nepaul, there subsist, as well in character, customs, manners, and features, as in religious rites and language, very essential differences, all of them abundantly proving that they are an insulated race of men, whose origin is not to be traced to any of the nations immediately surrounding them. They are a peaceable, industrious, and even ingenious people, very much attached to the superstition they profess, and tolerably reconciled to the chains imposed on them by their Goorkhali...
Page 103 - And as the act confined the power of removal to "his Majesty, his heirs and successors, upon representation made by the Court of Directors of the said United Company for the time being...
Page 396 - Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?' "So the last shall be first, and the first last; for many be called, but few chosen.
Page 472 - The truth is," says one of the greatest authorities in Indian affairs, " that, from the day on which the company's troops marched one mile from their factories, the increase of their territories and their armies became a principle of self-preservation ; and at the end of. every one of those numerous contests in which they were involved by the jealousy, avarice, or ambition of their neighbours, or the rapacity or ambition of their own servants, they were forced to adopt measures for improving their...
Page 288 - I have the honour to be, Gentlemen, your most obedient humble servant, (Signed) FA ZEA.
Page 102 - An Act for continuing in the East India Company, for a further Term, the possession of the British Territories " in India, together with certain exclusive Privileges ; for establishing further Regulations for the Government of the said Territories, and the better Administration of Justice within the same ; and for regulating the Trade to and from the Places within the Limits of the said Company's Charter...
Page 102 - ... East India Company, for a further term, the possession of the British Territories in India, together with their exclusive Trade, under certain limitations ; for establishing further Regulations for the government of the said Territories, and the better Administration of Justice within the same ; for appropriating to certain uses the Revenues and Profits of the said Company ; and for making provision for the good order and government of the Towns of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay.
Page 131 - The first punishment of whipping was inflicted next day, in presence of twenty or thirty thousand spectators. The Bombay Courier, of the 24th November, says, " Yesterday the special Sessions of Oyer and Terminer closed with the trial of CJ Briscoe, Esq., which lasted three days. He was indicted for corruptly and wilfully conspiring with others to obstruct and impede the course of justice, by preventing the trial and conviction of certain conspirators to murder Mr Osborne. The jury found him Guilty,...

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