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" Animated with all the avarice of age and all the impetuosity of youth, they roll in one after another, wave after wave, and there is nothing before the eyes of the natives but an endless, hopeless prospect of new flights of birds of prey and passage,... "
An Essay on the Best Means of Civilising the Subjects of the British Empire ... - Page 9
by John Mitchell - 1805 - 242 pages
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...there was nothing before the eyes of the natives but an endless, hopeless prospe<5t of new flights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites Continually...renewing for a food that was continually wasting. Were we to be driven out of India this day, nothing would remain to tell that it had been possessed,...
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Indian Recreations: Consisting of Thoughts on the Effects of the ..., Volume 3

Rev. William Tennant - India - 1808 - 376 pages
...occasioned. But with the English the case was entirely different ; their conquests were still in the state they had been in twenty years ago. They had...that was continually wasting. With us there were no retributary superstitions, by which a foundation of charity)" compensated for ages to the poor, for...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 2

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...and there is nothing before the eyes of the natives but an endless, hopeless prospect of new flights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites continually renewing for a food that is continually wasting. Every rupee of profit made by an Englishman is lost for ever to India. With...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1809
...and there is nothing before the eyes of the natives but an endless, hopeless prospect of new flights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites continually renewing for a food that is continually wasting. Every rupee of profit made by an Englishman is lost for ever to India. With...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 3

Elegant extracts - 1812
...and there is nothing before the eyes of the natives but an endless, hopeless prospect of new flights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites continually renewing for a food that is continually wasting. Every rupee of profit made by an Englishman is lost for ever to India. With...
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Scraps

Francis Wrangham - 1816 - 408 pages
...and there is nothing before the eyes of the natives, but aft endless hopeless prospect of new flights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites continually renewing for a food that is conti-* nually wasting. Their prey is lodged in Englatid ', and the cries of India are given to...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 6

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...wave ; so that there was nothing before the eyes of the natives hut an endless prospect of new flights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites continually...renewing for a food that was continually wasting. Every rupee gained by an Englishman in India was for ever lost to that country. With us there were...
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The bachelor's wife, a selection of curious and interesting extracts

John Galt - 1824
...and there is nothing before the eyes of the natives but an endless, hopeless prospect of new flights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites continually renewing for a food that is continually wasting. Every rupee of profit made by an Englishman is lost for ever to India. With...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham]., Volume 4

James Silk Buckingham - 1825
...and there is nothing before the eyes of the natives but an endless, hopeless prospect of new nights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites continually renewing for a food that is continually wasting. Every rupee of profit made by an Englishman is lost for everjto India. This...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 87

1825
...and there is nothing before the eyes of the natives, but an endless hopeless prospect of new flights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites continually renewing for a tood that is continually wasting. Their prey is lodged in England; and the cries of India are given...
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