The Oriental Interpreter and Treasury of East India Knowledge: A Companion to "The Hand-book of British India."
J. Madden, 1848 - India - 334 pages
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Page 143 - This fast is extremely rigorous and mortifying when the month of Ramadan happens to fall in summer, (for the Arabian year being lunar,' each month runs through all the different seasons in the course of thirtythree years), the length and heat of the days making the observance of it much more difficult and uneasy then than in winter. The reason given why the month of Ramadan was pitched on for this purpose is, that on that month the Koran was sent down from heaven.
Page 315 - Company, or any Part of the unwritten Laws or Constitution of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland whereon may depend in any Degree the Allegiance of any Person to the Crown of the United Kingdom, or the Sovereignty or Dominion of the said Crown over any Part of the said Territories.
Page 315 - ... to make laws and regulations for all persons, whether British or native, foreigners or others, and for all courts of justice, whether established by his majesty's charters or otherwise, and the jurisdiction thereof...
Page 326 - Assembly; be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, that it shall and may be lawful for His Majesty, his heirs and successors, by warrant under...
Page 311 - An Act for establishing certain Regulations for the better Management of the Affairs of the East India Company, as well in India as in Europe...
Page 316 - Saint George or Bombay, the Governor of such Presidency shall act as an extraordinary member of Council ; and as often as the said Council shall assemble...
Page 305 - An Act for continuing in the East India Company for a further term the possession of the British territories in India...
Page 309 - ... contained to the contrary notwithstanding. XV. Provided also, and be it enacted, that nothing herein contained shall be deemed, construed or taken to extend to...
Page 305 - ... for continuing in the East India Company, for a further term, the possession of the British territories in India, together with certain exclusive privileges ; for establishing further regulations for the Government of the said territories, and the better administration of justice within the same) and for regulating the trade, to and from the places within the limits of the said Company's Charter.
Page 323 - Provided always, and be it enacted, that it shall not be lawful for any...