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" I resolved," — these are the words of Hastings himself, — "to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses, to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to exact a severe vengeance for past delinquency. "
The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 203
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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The history of England, from the accession of George iii to 1783. from the ...

John Adolphus - 1841
...in a very high degree, his punishment, as an example, required both by justice and policy ; and he determined to make him pay largely for his pardon,...exact a severe vengeance for his past delinquency*. Actuated by such feelings, the demeanour of the * Hastings,s Narrative, printed at Caleutta. CHAP....
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The American Eclectic, Volume 3

1842
...words of Hastings himself, " to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses — to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to exact a severe vengeance for past delinquency." The plan was simply this — to demand larger and larger contributions, till the...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...of Hastings himself, "to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses,—to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to exact a severe vengeance for past delinquency." The plan was simply this—to demand larger and larger contributions, till the Rajah...
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Our Indian empire

Charles MacFarlane - 1844
...I was resolved," says he, " to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses. In a word, I had determined to make him pay largely...exact a severe vengeance for his past delinquency."* In an agony of alarm at the governor-general's silence and at loud notes of preparation among the Company's...
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A history of India

Thomas Keightley - 1847 - 198 pages
...I was resolved," says he, " to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses. In a word, I had determined to make him pay largely...exact a severe vengeance for his past delinquency." In a word Mr. Hastings was resolved to imitate the Oriental despotisms in one of their worst features,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854
...words of Hastings himself, "to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses, — to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to exact a severe vengeance for past delinquency." The plan was simply this — to demand larger and larger contributions, till the...
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The history of the British settlements in India

1855
...these transactions, " to draw from the rajah's guilt the means of relief of the Company's distresses, to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to exact a severe vengeance for past delinquency." Cheyte Sing grew alarmed when he heard of the governor-general's determination....
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The Dramatic Works of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - 1857 - 563 pages
...treatment, Hastings went himself to Benares, and demanded half a million ; " determined to make Cheyte Sing pay largely for his pardon, or to exact a severe vengeance for past delinquency." The prince, notwithstanding every attempt to conciliate the Governor, was made prisoner...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumes 5-6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...of Hastings himself, — " to draw from his guilt the means of relief of the Company's distresses, to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to exact a severe vengeance for past delinquency." The plan was simply this, to demand larger und larger contributions till the Rajah...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 5

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...of Hastings himself, — " to draw from his guilt the means of relief of the Company's distresses, to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to exact a severe vengeance for past delinquency." The plan was simply this, to demand larger and larger contributions till the Rajah...
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