The Tanjore Mahratta Principality in Southern India: The Land of the Chola, the Eden of the South

C. Foster, 1874 - 225 sider

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Side cxxii - The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice, " Why is his chariot so long in coming? why tarry the wheels of his chariots ? " Her wise ladies answered her, yea, she returned answer to herself, "Have they not sped?
Side 208 - I beheld the living creatures, behold one wheel upon the earth by the living creatures, with his four faces. The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the color of a beryl : and they four had one likeness, and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.
Side 165 - We hereby announce to the native princes of India that all treaties and engagements made with them by or under the authority of the Honourable East India Company are by us accepted, and will be scrupulously maintained, and we look for the like observance on their part.
Side 208 - Whithersoever the spirit was to go, they went, thither was their spirit to go; and the wheels were lifted up over against them: for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels.
Side 165 - We desire no extension of our present territorial possessions: and, while we will permit no aggression upon our dominions or our rights to be attempted with impunity, we shall sanction no encroachment on those of others. We shall respect the rights, dignity, and honour of native princes as our own; and we desire that they, as well as our own subjects, should enjoy that prosperity and that social advancement which can only be secured by internal peace and good government.
Side 225 - God, prosper, but also because, that, in this our kingdom, such a laudable zeal for the promotion of the Gospel prevails. " 'We pray you may be endued with health and strength of body, that you may long continue to fulfil your ministry with good success ; of which, as we shall be rejoiced to hear, so you will always find us ready to succour you in whatever may tend to promote your work and to excite your zeal. We assure you of the continuance of our royal favour. "'GEORGE R. " ' Given at our Palace...
Side 204 - ... India, to promote works of public utility and improvement, and to administer its government for the benefit of all our subjects resident therein. In their prosperity will be our strength ; in their contentment our security ; and in their gratitude our best reward. And may the God of all power grant to us, and to those in authority under us, strength to carry out these our wishes for the good of our people.
Side 107 - Firm wast thou, humble and wise, Honest, pure, free from disguise ; Father of orphans, the widow's support, Comfort in sorrow of every sort, To the benighted dispenser of light, Doing and pointing to that which is right. Blessing to princes, to people, to me : May I, my father, be worthy of thee. Wishes and prayeth thy Sarabojee.
Side lxxvi - By no law or usage, however, has the daughter of a Hindoo Rajah any right of succession to the Raj, and it is entirely out of the question that we should create such a right for the sole purpose of perpetuating a titular principality at a great cost to the public revenue.
Side 203 - God himself, and to be practised in its perfection by none but him. Omniscience and omnipotence are requisite for the full exertion of it. The one to discover every degree of uprightness or iniquity in thoughts, words, and actions ; the other, to measure out and impart suitable rewards and punishments. As to be perfectly just is an attribute in the divine nature, to be so to the utmost of our abilities is the glory of a man.

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