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" Afghauns in a few words ; their vices are revenge, envy, avarice, rapacity, and obstinacy ; on the other hand, they are fond of liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependents, hospitable, brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent ; and... "
An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and Its Dependencies in Persia, Tartary ... - Page 396
by Mountstuart Elphinstone - 1819
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 57

Edmund Burke - History - 1816
...of apprehension, wlu'ch is diminished by their inattention to the future, and by their confidence iu themselves. To sum up the character of the Afghauns...hospitable, brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent j and they are less disposed than the nations in their neighbourhood to falsehood^ intrigue, and deceit....
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The Augustan review

1816
...the character ot the Afghani in a few words; their vices are revenge, envy, avarice, rapacity* in<1 obstinacy; on the other hand, they are fond of liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependents, hospitable, brave, hardy, frugal^ laborious, and prudent ; and they are less disposed than...
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An introduction to geography, and the use of the globes

James Charlton - 1829
...religion. 10. MANNERS AND CUSTOMS.—The Afghans are revengeful, envious, avaricious, and obstinate; but on the other hand they are fond of liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependents, hospitable, brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent. They are less disposed than the...
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An Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia: From the Earliest Ages to ...

James Baillie Fraser - Iran - 1834 - 472 pages
...they are indolent. " To sum up their character in a few words," concludes the same judicious author; " their vices are, revenge, envy, avarice, rapacity,...liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependents, hospitable, brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent; and they are less disposed than...
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An Account of the Kingdom of Canbul, and Its Dependencies in ..., Volume 1

Mountstuart Elphinstone - Afghanistan - 1842
...French. Their national antipathy, and a strong sense of their own superiority, do not prevent them imitating Persian manners, while they declaim against...liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependents, hospitable, brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent ; and they are less disposed than...
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M'Culloch's Universal Gazetteer: A Dictionary, Geographical ..., Volume 1

John Ramsay McCulloch - Geography - 1843
...have seen no such place as Speiea." "To sum up their character in a few words," ťays Mr. Elphinstone, "their vices are, revenge, envy, avarice, rapacity,...brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent ; and they ore less disposed than the nations in their neighbourhood to falsehood, intrigue, and deceit." Customs,...
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Outline of the Operations of the British Troops in Scinde and Afghanistan ...

George Buist - Afghan Wars - 1843 - 314 pages
...Elphinstone sums up their character in these words. — ' Their vices are revenge, envy, avarice, rapacity, obstinacy; on the other hand, they are fond of liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependents, hospitable) brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent ; and they are less disposed than...
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History of the War in Affghanistan: From Its Commencement to Its Close ...

Charles Nash - Afghan Wars - 1843 - 412 pages
...a portion of his esteem." In another place, the same writer thus sums up their general character. " Their vices are revenge, envy, avarice, rapacity and obstinacy ; on the other hand, they ars fond of liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependants, hospitable, brave, hardy,...
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Personal narrative of the campaigns in Affghanistan, Sinde, Beloochistan ...

William Edward Steele - 1843
...: — " On the one hand, they are revengeful, avaricious, rapacious, and obstinate ; on the other, they are fond of liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependents, hospitable, brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent ; and they are less disposed than...
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A Gazetteer of the Countries Adjacent to India on the Northwest ..., Volume 1

Edward Thornton - Afghanistan - 1844
...for qualities which there is little evidence of their possessing. He says " their vices are revengt, envy, avarice, rapacity, and obstinacy. On the other...kind to their dependants, hospitable, brave, hardy, laborious, and prudent ; and they are less disposed than the nations in their neighbourhood to falsehood,...
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