Japan Weekly Mail

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...English system which we professed to concede to the Gaikwar. The practical oonrlusion of the Daily News on the whole matter is one which, though not perhaps for the smno reasons, we are forced to accept. It is undoubtedly better for us at present, at any rate, to "look boldly at ottr position as strangers and conquerors in India and to acknowledge that expressions of dissatisfaction are evil, which should not surprise us, but should he patiently borne with, until we have ltad time to reconcile the people to our rule." The situation is not a little humiliating, as that of a Government always is tvhich has to bear with indignities because it is not able to resent them; but it is true enough that the " patient" atlitudais the only one at present possible to us. It might be gratifying to the Viceroy to attempt to correct the effects of an aet of weakness by an act of vigour; but it must be remembered that it is not much as an act. of weakness that the Baroda blun ler presents itself to the imagination of the natives of India. To them it has lmd jtoo much the appear. ancc of an act of unscrupulous polie_' such as they are fuinilar with among their own princes, but have never in rt-rent times had a pretence for imputing to their English rulers; it has impaired uttl' reputation f--r strict justice in our dealings with native suhj.-cts and fcudarories; mid rt reputation of that sort li not to be l'8l'lt'Y't'll, hut ls only likely to be more deeply compromised by a sudden return to the methods of "strong government," of the autocratic ltind. THE EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA IN VEUICE. (S'pcctu!or.) There must be omo great quality in the present Emperor of Austria, ifit be only tenacity ofa..."show more

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  • Paperback | 1060 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 53mm | 1,851g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236969693
  • 9781236969699