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" ... it was found highly dangerous to employ the natives as interpreters, upon whose fidelity they could not depend ; and it was at last discovered that they must apply themselves to the study of the Persian language, in which all the letters from the... "
Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Dublin: Established for the ... - Page xxvi
by Gaelic Society of Dublin - 1808 - 400 pages
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Rules for English Composition, and Particularly for Themes: Designed for the ...

John Rippingham - 1816 - 177 pages
...their sentiments ; the servants of the company received letters which they could not read, and were ambitious of gaining titles of which they could not...discovered, that they must apply themselves to the study oftb 103 Persian language in which all the letters from the Indian princes were written. A few meu...
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A Grammar of the Persian Language

Sir William Jones - 1823 - 230 pages
...their sentiments ; the servants of the Company received letters which they could not read, and were ambitious of gaining titles of which they could not...Persian language, in which all the letters from the Indian princes were written. A few men of parts and taste, who resided in Bengal, have since amused...
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The New-York review [ed. by F.L. Hawks]. Wanting no.6,8, Volume 2

Francis Lister Hawks - 1838
...their sentiments; the servants of the Company received letters which they could not read, and were ambitious of gaining titles of which they could not...Persian language, in which all the letters from the Indian princes were written. A few men of parts and taste, who resided in Bengal, have since amused...
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Journal of the American Oriental Society, Volume 1

American Oriental Society - 1851
...their sentiments; the servants of the Company received letters which they could not read, and were ambitious of gaining titles, of which they could not...Persian language, in which all the letters from the Indian princes were written. "f * Ou the first establishment of the University in Cambridge, Oriental...
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Colonialism and Its Forms of Knowledge: The British in India

Bernard S. Cohn, David Scott (anthropologue.) - 1996 - 189 pages
...of Europe.17 Jones wrote: The servants of the company received letters they could not read and were ambitious of gaining titles of which they could not...apply themselves to the study of the Persian language. . . . The languages of Asia will now perhaps be studied with uncommon ardour; they are known to be...
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The Interpreting Studies Reader

Franz Pöchhacker, Miriam Shlesinger - 2002 - 436 pages
...William Jones, in his Grammar of the Persian Language ( 1771 ), stated that for British officials, "It was found highly dangerous to employ the natives...interpreters, upon whose fidelity they could not depend" (Niranjana 1992: 16). [...l The choice for the architects of empire was between what might be termed...
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