Statistical, descriptive and historical account of the North-western Provinces of India, ed. by E.T. Atkinson [and others].

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Edwin Felix T. Atkinson

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Page 293 - •was childless, and his wife was old. This Rajput was a pious man and a worshipper of Vishnu. He longed for offspring, and at length, by the grace of the deity, his aged wife became pregnant. A son was born on the eighth day of the dark half of the month of
Page 84 - secured by conforming to the religion of Islam, since God's sword was drawn from the scabbard and the whip of punishment was uplifted. He came forth, therefore, with ten thousand men, who all proclaimed their anxiety for conversion and their rejection of idols.
Page 220 - in considerable quantities in the latter part of December and the early part of January, and in unirrigated land is the saving of the spring crop.
Page 321 - accordingly ordered an assault, which was successful. " Many of the Rajputs placed their wives and children in their houses and burned them; then they rushed to the battle and were killed.
Page 586 - me one thousand troops who were at hand, we struck our heels into the flanks of our horses and hastened to the side of the river. As soon as my braves saw the boats,
Page 612 - why Thomas did not follow my retreat I cannot say ; for if he had continued the pursuit I must have lost all my guns, and my party would have been completely destroyed ; but Thomas spared
Page 606 - as the crops were cut, the border chieftains crossed over and levied black-mail from almost every village in the most systematic manner. Their requisitions were termed
Page 321 - the other the Halin, the latter being a large canal which was cut from the river Kalini (Jumna) and brought to Firozabad, and there connected with the Jumna by
Page 202 - This is due, in a great measure, to the fact that in the former settlement many tracts were entered as
Page 432 - and many villages paid as high as ten rupees per acre on the cultivated area, so that many villages were obliged to eke out their revenue by taxing trades, hiring carts and the like. In fact the cultivators were only left sufficient to keep body and soul together. Mr.

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