The History of British India, Том 6

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Сторінка 515 - If there was any thing wrong, it was in giving battle ; but in the conduct of the action every thing was right. General Wellesley gave every part of his army its full share ; left no part of it unemployed ; but supported, sometimes with cavalry, sometimes with infantry, every point that was pressed at the very moment that it was most necessary.
Сторінка 54 - It is an intricate question of law and of policy, and the limits of this article preclude us from entering into it. But even Mr. Mill* acknowledges that it is impossible to read the Governor-general's minute, recording the transaction, and not to be impressed with a conviction of his sincerity. And the Court of Directors, in their letter of the 5th of May 1799, after a long commentary...
Сторінка 660 - Its transference to England is an abstraction of Indian capital for which no equivalent is given ; it is an exhausting drain upon the country, the issue of which is replaced by no reflux ; it is an extraction of the lifeblood from the veins of national industry which no subsequent introduction of nourishment is furnished to restore."!
Сторінка 177 - I do not believe that any such description of men exist at Lucknow). In the place of the armed rabble which now alarms the Vizier and invites his enemies, I propose to substitute an increased number of the Company's regiments of infantry and cavalry, to be relieved from time to time, and to be paid by his excellency...
Сторінка 522 - Luckily, I happened to be at no great distance from them, and I was able to rally them and re-establish the battle. If I had not been there, I am convinced we should have lost the day.
Сторінка 245 - His Excellency engages that he will 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 property of the inhabitants...
Сторінка 19 - ... points, it may be necessary to state, and this I conceive to be the most convenient occasion for stating, That in regard to intention I know no government, either in past or present times, that can be placed equally high with that of the East India Company ; That I can hardly point out an occasion on which the schemes they have adopted, and even the particular measures they pursued, were not by themselves considered as conducive to the welfare of the people whom they governed...
Сторінка 103 - You cannot imagine me to be indifferent to the transactions which have passed between you and the enemies of my country; nor does it appear necessary or proper that I should any longer conceal from you the surprise and concern with which I perceived you disposed to involve yourself in all the ruinous consequences...
Сторінка 229 - I am satisfied that no effectual security can be provided, against the ruin of the province of Oude, until the exclusive management of the civil and military government of that Country shall be transferred to the Company, iinder suitable provisions for the maintenance of his Excellency and of his family.
Сторінка 108 - ... persons, French and of a dark colour, of whom ten or twelve were artificers, and the rest servants, paying the hire of the ship, came...

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