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Страница 314 - That Robert Lord Clive did at the same time render " great and meritorious services to his country.
Страница 209 - I can call my own except my paternal fortune of £$OO per annum, and which has been in the family for ages past. But upon this I am content to live, and perhaps I shall find more real content of mind and happiness therein than in the trembling affluence of an unsettled fortune.
Страница 113 - I observe, in some measure engaged the public attention ; but much more may yet in time be done, if the Company will exert themselves in the manner the importance of their present possessions and future prospects deserves. I have represented to them in the strongest terms the expediency of sending out and keeping up constantly such a force as will enable them to embrace the first opportunity of further aggrandizing themselves ; and I dare pronounce, from a thorough knowledge of this country government...
Страница 293 - I have not anything left which I can call my own except my paternal fortune of £,500 per annum, and which has been in the family for ages past.
Страница 293 - My defence will be heard at that bar ; but before I sit down, I have one request to make to the House, — that, when they come to decide upon my honour, they will not forget their own.
Страница ii - Volumes. 1. SIR WALTER RALEGH ; the British Dominion of the West. By MARTIN AS HUME. 2. SIR THOMAS MAITLAND; the Mastery of the Mediterranean. By WALTER FREWEN LORD. 3. JOHN CABOT AND HIS SONS ; the Discovery of North America. By C. RAYMOND BEAZLEY, MA 4. EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD ; the Colonisation of South Australia and New Zealand. By R. GARNETT, CB, LL.D. 5. LORD CLIVE ; the Foundation of British Rule In India. By SIR AJ ARBUTHNOT, KCSI, CIE 6.
Страница 196 - Commons for leave to bring in a bill " for the better regulation of the affairs of the East India Company and of their servants in India, and for the due administration of justice in Bengal.
Страница 73 - I feel the greatest anxiety at the little intelligence I receive from Mfr Jafar, and if he is not treacherous, his sangfroid or want of strength will, I fear, overset the expedition. I am trying a last effort by means of a Brahmin to prevail upon him to march out and join us.
Страница 293 - But to be called, after sixteen years have elapsed, to account for my conduct in this manner, and after an uninterrupted enjoyment of my property, to be questioned and considered as obtaining it unwarrantably, is hard indeed ! and a treatment I should not think the British Senate capable of.