Memoirs of the Puthan Soldier of Fortune: The Nuwab Ameer-Ood-Doulah Mohummud Ameer Khan, Chief of Seronj, Tonk, Rampoora, Neemahera, and Other Places in Hindoostan (E-bok fra Google)

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G. H. Huttmann, military orphan Press, 1832 - 508 sider
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Side 455 - Pindarries and other plunderers, and will, moreover, co-operate to the utmost of his power with the British Government for their chastisement and suppression. He will not enter into negotiations...
Side 390 - Raj, and the honor of his family, and it appeared that her living longer was inconsistent with these in her father's opinion, there was no occasion for him to have gone secretly to work ; for that she was prepared to die by her own act immediately. Accordingly having bathed, and dressed herself in new and gay attire, she drank off the poison, (') and so gave up her precious life, earning the perpetual praise, and admiration of mankind.
Side 243 - Recordi, 18th February, 1805, No. 19. short time afterwards, they were restored to his son. In February, 1805 the Amir Khan, with his Pindaris, crossed the Jumna at Mahaban and marched upwards celebrated through the Duab to Kamona, the fort of Dundi Khan.
Side 353 - If there are several pronouns in a sentence, they are elegantly placed together, if it can be done without causing any confusion or ambiguity to the sense ; and, indeed, the best writers, in order to give more force and energy, either...
Side ix - ... publications — all this printed correspondence, is on one side. We have no spies in the enemy's camp, nor any bulletins, manifestos, and state papers, through which we may learn, at first hand, what is passing amongst, and what is thought by our enemies. We conquer and take the country, and make out our own case before the world. Those we combat with are dumb, or silent. Every thing is represented couleur de rose for European valour, European skill, and energy, and moderation, and integrity,...
Side 262 - ... and though jewels of value were not wanting, there was no raising money upon them, and no sale for such things at the present time. Doulut Rao observed — I too have jewels enough, but there is no use in them for present purposes, and Ambajee Inglia, who professes to be my servant, and has lakhs of rupees in ready money by him, will give no aid. If you can contrive a way of extracting money from him by cunning, you have my permission, but the half of what may be so obtained must belong to me....
Side 208 - The Muharaj at Lucan flew, As swoops a Falcon on its prey, His water-tempered blade he drew, And streams of gushing blood found way. The broken host took fright and flight, Death was among them freely dealt, Sepoys and soldiers, black and white, The sword's keen edge in plenty felt. A raging Lion, Juswunt Rao...
Side 455 - Nawaub Ameer Khan will disband his army, with the exception of such a portion as may be requisite for the internal management of his possessions.
Side 301 - CHAP. xxv. of formation, the relations of peace previously subpurposes, spinning it out at pleasure till the resources of both were exhausted and till both were in our power.
Side 453 - Ameer should have an interview with the General, at some suitable spot between the two armies, and that matters should be discussed without any third party's intervention. The village of Ruswan (') was fixed upon for the interview. The General on one side, and the Ameer on the other, mounted on elephants, met with much pomp and state, showing to each other reciprocal attention. When the Ameer wa...

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