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" We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we will never be content with a master. "
Asiatic Journal - Page 224
1842
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 121

Edmund Burke - History - 1880
...realising the frank sincerity of the profession of faith once made by an old native to Elphinstone : " We are content with discord, we are content with alarms,...blood ; but we will never be content with a master " — a remark which he may have had in mind when he summed up his estimate of the Afghan character...
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An account of the kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary ...

Mountstuart Elphinstone (hon.) - 1815
...life, under a powerful monarch, to the discord, the alarms, and the blood, which they owed to their present system. The old man replied with great warmth,...• but we will never be content with a master." Another incalculable advantage of the present system is, that although it encourages little disorders,...
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Compendium of modern geography

Compendium - 1822
...old man of this class, on the superiority of a quiet life, under a powerful monarch, he replied, " We are content with discord ; we are content with alarms ; we are content with bloodshed ; but, we will never be content with a master." What religion prevails in Cabul? Mahometanism....
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 1

1833
...on the freedom from alarm, blood, and discord, which must ensue from a more steady government, was ' We are content with discord, we are content with alarms,...blood, but we will never be content with a master.' The land is cultivated by tenants, who pay rent, or by persons who give half the produce to the landlord,...
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The history of Greece, continued to the death of Alexander the great by R.A ...

William Mitford, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1835
...abhorrence. The same wild spirit of independence characterizes the Afghans, who now possess the same land. " We are content with discord, we are content with alarms,...blood, but we will never be content with a master," was the reply which was made by an Afghan to a British envoy' who had dwelt upon the discord, alarm,...
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Periodical Criticism, Volume 4

Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1835
...laws, would have received an answer something similar to the indignant reply of the old Afghaun ; " We are content with discord, we are content with alarms,...blood, but we will never be content with a master." 2 The Highland chiefs, otherwise very frequently men of sense and education, and only distinguished...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Sir Walter Scott - Demonology - 1838
...laws, would have received an answer something similar to the indignant reply of the old Afghaun ; " We are content with discord , we are content with...blood, but we will never be content with a master."* The Highland chiefs, otherwise very frequently men of sense and education, and only distinguished in...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 14

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1816
...laws, would have received an answer something similar to the indignant reply of the old Afghaun ; ' We are content with discord, we are content with alarms,...blood, but we will never be content with a master.'^ The highland chiefs, otherwise very frequently men of sense and education, and only distinguished in...
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An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and Its Dependencies in ..., Volume 1

Mountstuart Elphinstone - Afghanistan - 1839
...life, under a powerful monarch, to the discord, the alarms, and the blood which they owed to their present system. The old man replied with great warmth,...indignant harangue against arbitrary power : " We are eontent with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we will never be content...
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Pictorial Geography of the World: Comprising a System of Universal ..., Volume 2

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Geography - 1840
...steady government, in the security it gives from alarm, discords, and bloodshed, the Afghans replied, "We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we shall never be content with a master." 7. History. This region, under the names of Arachosia, Paropamisus,...
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