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Pāgina 172 - The increase of our revenue is the subject of our care, as much as our trade : — 'tis that must maintain our force, when twenty accidents may interrupt our trade: 'tis that must make us a nation in India...
Pāgina 172 - ... tis that must make us a nation in India. Without that we are but a great number of interlopers, united by His Majesty's royal charter, fit only to trade where nobody of power thinks it their interest to prevent us. And upon this account it is that the wise Dutch, in all their general advices that we have seen, write ten paragraphs concerning their government, their civil and military policy, warfare, and the increase of their revenue, for one paragraph they write concerning trade.
Pāgina 161 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Pāgina 44 - Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who gives life. He who gives strength ; whose blessing all the bright gods desire ; whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who through his power is the only king of the breathing and awakening world.
Pāgina 356 - Tell them that he is the son of Nadir Shah, the son of the sword, the grandson of the sword, and so on till they have a descent of seventy instead of seven generations.
Pāgina 233 - the British government would be guilty in the sight of God and man if it were any longer to aid in sustaining by its countenance an administration fraught with suffering to millions.
Pāgina 234 - We must not forget that in the sky of India, serene as it is, a small cloud may arise, at first no bigger than a man's hand, but which, growing larger and larger, may at last threaten to burst, and overwhelm us with ruin.
Pāgina 150 - After staying nearly six months on the Malabar coast, Da Gama .returned to Europe, bearing with him the following letter from the Zamorin to the King of Portugal : — ' Vasco da Gama, a nobleman of your household, has visited my kingdom and has given me great pleasure. In my kingdom there is abundance of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, pepper, and precious stones. What I seek from thy country is gold, silver, coral, and scarlet.
Pāgina 216 - Whose constant study it was, to elevate the intellectual And moral character of The Nations committed to his charge...