The Modern History of the Indian Chiefs, Rajas, Zamindars, & C: The native aristocracy and gentry

J.N. Ghose, 1881
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第 167 頁 - ... Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists...
第 348 頁 - In 1759 an armament of seven ships from Batavia unexpectedly made its appearance in the mouth of the river. Jaffier Ally had secretly encouraged the Dutch to send this force. Being afraid of the power of the English, he wished to balance that of the Dutch against it, while the latter were eager to share in the wealth which the British had acquired in Bengal. Clive, though sensible of the responsibility he would incur by attacking the forces of a friendly power, was satisfied that if he allowed the...
第 492 頁 - Malta, beautifully emblazoned by scrolas of gold. At the lower part of the shield is a landscape scene in India, intended to represent a part of the island of Bombay, with the islands of Salsette and Elephanta in the distance. The sun is seen rising from behind Salsette to denote industry, and in diffusing its light and heat displaying liberality. The upper part of the shield has a white ground to denote integrity and purity, on which are placed two bees representing industry and perseverance. The...
第 536 頁 - Jung of Hyderabad, Sir Dinker Rao of Gwalior, Sir T. Madhava Rao of Travancore, in the present.' In a report which the Government of India published a few years since on Sir T. Madhava Rao's administration of Travancore, it is stated that 'he found Travancore, when he went there in 1849, in the lowest stage of degradation ; he has left it a model State.
第 100 頁 - Knight Grand Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India, he...
第 153 頁 - He then joined a party known in Lower Bengal as the Brahmo Somaj, who worship Brahma, the Creator. After a short time he became the head of a reforming party among those reformers, so that in Keshub Chunder Sen they saw the representative of the most advanced section of the great reforming party which was rising in Bengal.
第 135 頁 - ... own countrymen at the period when Lord Hastings, for the first time, repudiated the idea that the ignorance of the people was the firmest safeguard of our empire. He was one of the chief instruments in the establishment of those institutions which have diffused European science among the natives, and so greatly raised the tone of native society.* « Frimi of India, STATE OF ORIENTAL LITERATURE.
第 108 頁 - In the language of the Hon'ble Mr. Bethune, to him belongs the credit of being the first native of India "who in modern times has pointed out the folly and wickedness of allowing women to grow up in utter ignorance" In his house the pupils of the girls' schools assembled to receive prizes ; and what he preached in pamphlets he practised in his own home by educating the female members of his family. He was an active member of the Calcutta School Book Society, then much dreaded for the supposed tendency...
第 437 頁 - Force assembled there on the occasion of the proclamation of the assumption of the title " Empress of India," by Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen.
第 83 頁 - As to the controversy arising from the " Precepts of Jesus," the editor says that, whatever other effects it may have caused, " it still further exhibited the acuteness of his mind, the logical power of his intellect, and the unrivalled good temper with which he could argue : " it roused up " a most gigantic combatant in the theological field ; a combatant who, we are constrained to say, has not yet met with his match here.