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Oriental memoirs: a narrative of seventeen years residence in India, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1834
Oriental Memoirs: a Narrative of Seventeen Years Residence in India
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1834
Agra appearance army arrived banian banks Baroche beautiful Bednore Bengal boats Bombay brahmins British Calicut Cambay camp captain Torriano Caunpore cavalry celebrated character Christianity colours commanding officer conduct consequence coss Cossimbazar Cruso Cundapore death Delhi delightful deserted Dhuboy distance domes durbar elegant emperor enemy enemy's English erected European fire fortress Ganges garden garrison groves Gulam Kaudir Guzerat Gwalier happy hills Hindoo Hindostan honour horse hundred Hyder Ally India inhabitants island journey Jumna Khan late letter Lullabhy Lutoph Ally Mahomedan Mahratta Malabar Malwa Mangulore marble Memoirs ment Mhadajee Sindia miles Mirza Mogul morning musjid Muttra Mysore nabob native Onore ordered pagoda palace party passed present rajah respect river scene sent sepoys Shah Shah Jehan Sir Charles Malet Sir William Jones Sircar situation spot subahdar sultaun's Surat Tellicherry temple thousand tion Tippoo Sultaun town trees troops village
Side 301 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.
Side 328 - Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect, yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought.
Side 301 - And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people ; to it shall the Gentiles seek : and his rest shall be glorious.
Side 340 - He was to be •' despised and rejected of men ;" he was to be " taken from prison and from judgment," and to be " led as a lamb to the slaughter." Though He was "a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief," yet "the Gentiles were to come to His light, and kings to the brightness of His rising.
Side 43 - Basks in the glare, or stems the tepid wave, And thanks his gods for all the good they gave. Such is the patriot's boast where'er we roam, His first, best country, ever is at home. And yet, perhaps, if countries we compare, And estimate the blessings which they share, Though patriots flatter, still shall wisdom find An equal portion dealt to all mankind ; As different good, by art or nature given To different nations, makes their blessings even.
Side 198 - I have now reigned above fifty years in victory or peace ; beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numbered the days of pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot. They amount to FOURTEEN.
Side iii - ORIENTAL MEMOIRS: selected and abridged from a Series of familiar Letters written during Seventeen Years Residence in India : including Observations on Parts of Africa and South America, and a Narrative of Occurrences in four India Voyages ; 4 vols.
Side 197 - Nor was the palace itself less splendid, in which were hung up thirty-eight thousand pieces of tapestry, twelve thousand five hundred of which were of silk embroidered with gold. The carpets on the floor were twenty-two thousand. A hundred lions were brought out, with a keeper to each lion.