Life of Lord Lawrence, Volum 1

Smith, Elder, 1883 - 654 sider

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Side 126 - We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven ; that which we are, we are ; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Side 222 - And one of his servants said, None my lord, O King; but Elisha the prophet that is in Israel, telleth the King of Israel the words that thou speakest in thy bedchamber.
Side 126 - Death closes all: but something ere the end, Some work of noble note, may yet be done, Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods.
Side 536 - The Sepoys have come in from Meerut, and are burning everything. Mr. Todd is dead, and, we hear, several Europeans. We must shut up...
Side 5 - Archangel ; but his face Deep scars of thunder had intrenched, and care Sat on his faded cheek ; but under brows Of dauntless courage, and considerate pride Waiting revenge.
Side 276 - I take this fitting occasion of recording my strong and deliberate opinion that in the exercise of a wise and sound policy the British Government is bound not to put aside or neglect such rightful opportunities of acquiring territory or revenue as may from time to time present themselves...
Side 159 - Content with the limits nature appears to have assigned to its empire, the Government of India will devote all its efforts to the establishment and maintenance of general peace, to the protection of the sovereigns and chiefs its allies, and to the prosperity and happiness of its own faithful subjects.
Side 394 - Assess low," he wrote to Nicholson, " leaving fair and liberal margin to the occupiers of the soil, and they will increase their cultivation and put the revenue almost beyond the reach of bad seasons. Eschew middlemen. They are the curse of the country everywhere.
Side 316 - In the short period which has elapsed since the 'Punjab became a part of the British dominions, results have been achieved such as could scarcely have been hoped for as the reward of many years of well-directed exertions. The formidable army, which it had required so many battles to subdue, has been quietly disbanded, and the turbulent soldiery have settled to industrious pursuits. Peace and security reign throughout the country, and the amount of crime is as small as in our best administered territories....
Side 471 - He will polish off a tribe in the most difficult fortress, or ride the border like "belted Will" of former days; but one query in writing is often a stumper for a month or two. The "pen-and-ink work," as he calls it, "does not suit him".' This was in July. In December Chamberlain wrote: 'He has only to come within reach for me to extend both hands towards him, and, in doing so, I shall be doubly glad, for I shall know that the Government, of which we are the common servants, will be the gainer'.

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