Allen's Indian Mail, and Register of Intelligence for British and Foreign India, China, and All Parts of the East, Volume 3

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Page 140 - The clime is frigid, and you are compelled to approach the fire. The houses are so lofty that you may pluck the stars. The pious inhabitants respect the ceremonies of worship, And the virtuous among them ever read the sacred books. They bear a peculiar enmity towards the French nation The weapons of war rest not for a moment between them.
Page 205 - M'Culloch's Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of the various Countries, Places, and principal Natural Objects in the World.
Page 140 - The towering edifices rise story above story, In all the stateliness of splendid mansions : Railings of iron thickly stud the sides of every entrance, And streams from the river circulate through the walls.
Page 102 - Thomson's Lunar and Horary Tables. For New and Concise Methods of Performing the Calculations necessary for ascertaining the Longitude by Lunar Observations, or Chronometers ; with directions for acquiring a knowledge of the Principal Fixed Stars and finding the Latitude of them.
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Page 291 - ... want of cheap and expeditious means of transport. " It may therefore be assumed that remuneration for railroads in India must for the present be drawn chiefly from the conveyance of merchandize, and not from passengers.
Page 14 - Vietnam if ordered to do so was both "unbecoming an officer and a gentleman," and "to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces," in violation of the provisions of Art.
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Page 21 - Government, your Majesty may be assured that every demonstration of respect and every degree of attention which can contribute to the ease and comfort of your Majesty and the royal family, will be manifested on the part of the British Government, and that adequate provision will be made for the support of your Majesty and of your family and household.

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