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" Should any future cause call forth the combined efforts of the Sicques to maintain the existence of empire and religion, we may see some ambitious chief led on by his genius and success, and, absorbing the power of his associates, display, from the ruins... "
A Journey from Bengal to England: Through the Northern Part of India ... - Page 340
by George Forster - 1808 - 334 pages
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1803
...but one impulse to their spirit. Should any future cause call forth the combined efforts of the Sieks to maintain the existence of empire and religion,...see some ambitious chief, led on by his genius and ;uccess, and absorbing the power of his associate?, display from the ruins of their commonwealth the...
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Travels Into Bokhara: Travels into Bokhara [continued] book I. General and ...

Sir Alexander Burnes - Afghanistan - 1834 - 216 pages
...expresses himself in the year 1783 : — " Should " any future cause call forth the combined ef" forts of the Sicques to maintain the existence " of empire...ambitious chief, led on by his genius and " success, absorbing the power of his associates, " display, from the ruins of their commonwealth, " the standard...
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Travels Into Bokhara: Travels into Bokhara [continued] book I. General and ...

Sir Alexander Burnes - Asia, Central - 1834
...expresses himself in the year 1783 : — " Should " any future cause call forth the combined ef" forts of the Sicques to maintain the existence " of empire...ambitious chief, led on by his genius and " success, absorbing the power of his associates, " display, from the ruins of their commonwealth, " the standard...
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Travels Into Bokhara: Containing the Narrative of a Voyage on the ..., Volume 1

Sir Alexander Burnes - Asia, Central - 1839
...predictions of an enterprising traveller (Mr. Forster), who thus expresses himself in the year 1783: — " Should any future " cause call forth the combined...ambitious chief, led on " by his genius and success, absorbing the power " of his associates, display, from the ruins of their " commonwealth, the standard...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 18

Periodicals - 1841
...Forster, writing in 1783, said : "Should any future cause call forth the combined efforts of the Seiks, to maintain the existence of empire and religion,...ambitious chief, led on by his genius and success, absorbing the power of his associates, display from the ruins of their commonwealth the standard of...
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History of the Punjab: And of the Rise, Progress, & and Present ..., Volume 2

Punjab (India) - 1846
...Sikh nation. " We may see," he observes, " some ambitious chief, led on by his genius and success, absorbing the power of his associates, display, from...of their commonwealth, the standard of monarchy." CHAPTER XX. REIGN OF KHURUK SINGH. A.11. 1839 AND 1840. IT was believed by many persons well acquainted...
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The Other Empire: Metropolis, India and Progress in the Colonial Imagination

John Marriott - History - 2003 - 241 pages
...But then in a remarkable passage he proceeds to predict the rise of Sikh power under Ranjit Singh: Should any future cause call forth the combined efforts...of their commonwealth, the standard of monarchy.... Under such a form of government, I have little hesitation in saying that the Sicques would be soon...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 12

1843
...predicted with great sagacity, that " should any future cause call forth the combined efforts of the Seiks to maintain the existence of empire and religion,...ambitious chief, led on by his genius and success, display, from the ruins of their commonwealth, the standard of monarchy." It was soon after this was...
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