The Works of Edmund Burke, Zväzok 3

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Strana 161 - For eighteen months, without intermission, this destruction raged from the gates of Madras to the gates of Tanjore ; and so completely did these masters in their art, Hyder Ali, and his more ferocious son, absolve themselves of their impious vow, that when the British armies traversed, as they did, the Carnatic for hundreds of miles in all directions, through the whole line of their march, they did not see one man, not one woman, not one child, not one four-footed beast of any description whatever....
Strana 160 - ... compounding all the materials of fury, havoc, and desolation into one black cloud, he hung for a while on the declivities of the mountains. While the authors of all these evils were idly and stupidly gazing on this menacing meteor, which blackened all their horizon, it suddenly burst, and poured down the whole of its contents upon the plains of the Carnatic.
Strana 79 - ... the presumed consent of every rational creature is in unison with the predisposed order of things. Men come in that manner into a community with the social state of their parents, endowed with all the benefits, loaded with all the duties of their situation.
Strana 6 - Aiken's Calendar of Nature. Upwards of 100 Engravings. (Mary and William) Stories of English and Foreign Life. Twenty beautiful Engravings. India, Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical, from the Earliest Times to the Present. Upwards of 100 fine Engraving

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