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Warren Hastings.

Edited with introd. and notes by Margaret J. Frick.

by Thomas Babington Macaulay

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrick, Margaret J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS473 M33 1905
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227p.
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23358319M

    An European warrior who rushes on a battery of cannon with a loud hurrah, will sometimes shriek under the surgeon's knife, and fall in an agony of despair at the sentence of death. Warren Hastings. book, the affairs of the East India Company had come under the consideration of parliament. The financial reparation awarded by the impeachment court of a lifelong annual pension of 4, pounds sterling was hardly sufficient to wipe out the blot on his name cast by Burke and others. The Criminal justice was, however, the responsibility of the Nizamat, as such the Company had no right to effect any change in the criminal law a criminal justice. In physical appearance, Hastings "looked like a great man, and not like a bad man.

    Such, in short, was the state of things Hastings was called upon to deal with. An European warrior Warren Hastings. book rushes on a battery of cannon with a loud hurrah, will sometimes shriek under the surgeon's knife, and fall in an agony of despair at the sentence of death. On one occasion he brought a false charge against another Hindoo, and tried to substantiate it by producing forged documents. The object of the Rohilla war was this, to deprive a large population, who had never done us the least harm, of a good government, and to place them, against their will, under an execrably bad one.

    His enemies have never denied that he Warren Hastings. book a fearless and manly spirit; and his friends, we are afraid, must acknowledge that his estimate of himself was extravagantly high, that his temper was irritable, that his deportment was often rude and petulant, and that his hatred was of intense bitterness and long duration. To enjoin honesty, and to insist on having what could not be honestly got, was then the constant practice of the Company. It was decided in a manner which has left a lasting stain on the fame of Hastings and of England. The Collectors only added to the confusion.


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