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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 Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1852
...Mr. Hastings'^ apology. " The justice and policy of exacting a large pecuniary mulct." The resolution "to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the company's distresses.'' His determination " to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to execute a severe vengeance for past...
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The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1852
...Hastings's apology. " The justice and policy of exacting a large pecuniary mulct.'' The resolution "to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the company's distresses." His determination " to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to execute a severe vengeance for past...
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A History of British India: From the Earliest English Intercourse to the ...

Charles MacFarlane - 1853 - 640 pages
...English, and was observed to assume an air of insolence and independence. "I was resolved," says Hastings, "to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses."* The governor-general set out for Benares, the capital and residence of Cheyte Sing, and so little did...
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A history of British India

Charles MacFarlane - 1853
...źnd was observed to assume an air of insolence and independence. " I was resolved," says Hastings, " to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's dis. The governor-general set out for Benares, the capital and 'ittidc-nce of Cheyte Sing, and so little...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854
...the wealthiest of his vassals as a criminal. "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...
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Speeches: With Memoir and Historical Introductions

Edmund Burke - 1862 - 456 pages
...Hastings' apology. " The justice and policy of exacting a large pecuniary mulct." The resolution " to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the company's distresses." His determination " to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to execute a severe vengeance for past...
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The History of India: From the Earliest Ages to the Fall of the East India ...

Robert Hunter - 1863 - 282 pages
...claim on him ; and Hastings, attributing his opposition to hostility to the Company, " was determined to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses." With this end in view, he repaired to Benares, had the rajah arrested, and confined to his own residence;...
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The History of India: From the earliest period to the close of the ..., Part 1

John Clark Marshman - 1863 - 526 pages
...therefore, " to make him pay largely for his pardon, to exact a severe vengeance for his delinquency, and to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses." .. . Hastings was about to proceed to Benares to Cheyt Sing's ░ L excessive toe, meet the vakeel of...
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Vol.1,2, by lt. col. Williams History of the wars caused by the ..., Volumes 3-4

William Freke Williams - 1864
...enemies and the opponents in the council of the governor-general : then Hastings, in his own words, "resolved to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the company's distresses." ^ In August, 1781, he set out for Benares, taking Mrs. Hastings with him as far as Monghir. Cheyte...
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Works, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1865
...Hastings's apology. " The justice and policy of exacting a large pecuniary mulct." The resolution " to draw from his guilt the means of relief to the Company's distresses." His determination " to make him pay largely for his pardon, or to execute a severe vengeance for past...
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