India: Its Government Under a Bureaucracy

Saunders and Stanford, 1853 - 209 sider

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Side 8 - I will up, saith the LORD : and will help every one from him that swelleth against him, and will set him at rest.
Side 175 - And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his hands; and he stretched himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child waxed warm.
Side 117 - Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm, How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides, Your loop'd and window'd raggedness, defend you From seasons such as these ? O, I have ta'en Too little care of this ! Take physic, pomp ; Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, That thou mayst shake the superflux to them, And show the heavens more just.
Side 8 - ... double heart. 3 The LORD shall root out all deceitful lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things : 4 Which have said, With our tongue will we prevail ; we are they that ought to speak : who is Lord over us ? 5 Now, for the comfortless troubles...
Side 61 - When a Collector is old enough, he is made a Judge ; and to this step there is almost no exception, if it is wished for. It seems to be considered that, if at this time of life a man is fit for any thing at all, he is fit for a Judge ; and if he i* fit for nothing, bettor make him a Judge and get rid of him ; for once in that office he has no claim to further promotion by mere seniority alone.
Side 11 - And be it enacted, that the said board shall have and be invested with full power and authority to superintend, direct, and control all acts, operations, and concerns of the said company, which in anywise relate to or concern the government or revenues of the said territories...
Side 205 - The hills were exactly like those which are sometimes formed by the wind on the sea shore, but far exceeding them in their height, which was from twenty to one hundred feet. They are said to shift their positions, and to alter their shapes, according as they are affected by the wind; and in Summer, the passage...
Side 36 - Government which preceded them, binding the Ryot by force to the plough, compelling him to till land acknowledged to be overassessed, dragging him back to it if he absconded, deferring their demand upon him until his crop came to maturity, then taking from him all that could be obtained, and leaving...
Side 74 - It is an exhausting drain upon the resources of the country, the issue of which is replaced by no reflex; it is an extraction of the life blood from the veins of national industry which no subsequent introduction of nourishment is furnished to restore.
Side 157 - A whole century will scarcely " be sufficient to remedy the evils of that Perpetual " Settlement, and we have not yet begun the task. " Under its baneful influence a population of more than " twenty millions have been reduced to a state of such " utter wretchedness of condition and such abjectness " of feeling as it would be difficult to parallel in any

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