The political, commercial, & financial condition of the Anglo-eastern empire, by the author of 'The past and present state of the tea trade of England, &c.'.
Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1832 - 403 páginas
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Página 234 - undermine what cannot be directly overthrown. In all the changes to which you maybe invited, remember that time and habit are at least as necessary to fix the true character of government, as of other human institutions;—that experience is the surest standard,* by which to test the real tendency of the existing constitution of a
Página 233 - but also that you resist with care the spirit of innovation upon its principles, however specious the pretexts. One method of assault may be to effect, in the forms of the constitution, alterations which will impair the energy of the system, and thus undermine what cannot be directly overthrown. In all the changes to which you
Página 331 - I desire not the death of a sinner, but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live;" yet I say men—Englishmen— calling themselves Christians, make a mockery of their professions by spilling the blood of the divine image, when acting on the inhuman Jewish code, which declares (as all savage or pagan nations do)
Página 234 - as of other human institutions;—that experience is the surest standard,* by which to test the real tendency of the existing constitution of a country;
Página 60 - THE AFFAIRS OF INDIA. The power vested in the crown and its ministers over the government of India, has been exercised since 1784 by a Board, which consists of such members of the Privy Council as his Majesty may be pleased to appoint,* of whom the two principal secretaries of state and the Chancellor of the Exchequer shall always,
Página 331 - is the avowed object of capital punishments ? The prevention of crime alone; for all hopes of the reformation of the offender is cut off, by man impiously daring to disobey the command of his Creator, who emphatically declared, " As I live,* saith the Lord God,
Página 153 - How far any change in the distribution of officers might be made, is another question. of a well regulated standing army.* It is the instrument which executes and maintains all his other regula* At a moment when so much attention is turned to the Russian army, the following recent statistical detail,
Página 219 - indigo is a fine thing to put money in the purse of the baboo (gentleman), but we poor people do not want to see it. It raises the price of rice and the rent of land."—Remark of a small cultivator to Bishop Heber on the Ganges. With respect to India cotton, Mr.
Página 348 - code, then the measure is practicable; but the attempted formation of a general civil code would be as * It appears that even in Ireland impartial justice is not administered, according to the following announcement:—" Mr. Stanley rose to move for a bill' to provide for the more impartial trial of offences in certain cases in Ireland.'"—Times,