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" ... bricks, exhibit a mean appearance, and are ill suited to the grandeur which I expected to see in the capital of a great empire. But the Afghans are a rude unlettered people, and their chiefs have little propensity to the refinements of life, which... "
A Journey from Bengal to England: Through the Northern Part of India ... - Page 79
by George Forster - 1808 - 334 pages
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A Journey from Bengal to England: Through the Northern Part of ..., Volumes 1-2

George Forster - Afghanistan - 1798 - 297 pages
...great empire. But the Afghans are a rude unlettered people, and their chiefs have little propenfity to the refinements of life, which indeed their country...is ill qualified to gratify. FROM the Indus to the weftern limit of this extenfive territory, there is an invariable deficiency of wood; infomuch, that...
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The Monthly Review

1798
...ill-suited to the grandeur which I expected to tee in the capital of a great empire. But the Afgans are a rude unlettered people, and their chiefs have little propensity to the refinements of fife, which indeed their country is ill qualified to gratify. From the Indus to the western limit of...
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The Literary Panorama, Volume 4

English literature - 1808
...suited to the grandeur which I expected to see in thecapiiul of a great empire. But the Afghans area rude unlettered people, and their chiefs have little...indeed their country is ill qualified to gratify. The lower class of people suffer us much from want of fuel in the winter season, as those of other...
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Afghanistan: A Short History of Its People and Politics

Martin Ewans - History - 2002 - 368 pages
...the Ganges, and consume even our remote province of Bengal. The Afghans themselves he describes as a rude unlettered people, and their chiefs have little propensity to the refinements oI life, which indeed theu country is ill qualified to supply. . . . Being generally addicted to a...
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