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" them off by holding a dagger in his hand, and if they do not attend to him, he stabs himself in a place that is not mortal, and taking the" blood from the wound throws it at the assailants with imprecations of future woe and "
Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency ... - Page 217
1901
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 29

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, Sir John Murray IV, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1823
...accompanies travellers likely to be attacked by Rajpoot robbers, when he sees the latter approach, warns them off by holding a dagger in his hand, and if they...the assailants with imprecations of future woe and ruin. If this has not the desired effect, the wounds are repeated ; and in extreme cases one of the...
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A Memoir of Central India: Including Malwa, and Adjoining ..., Volume 2

John Malcolm - Central Provinces (India) - 1823
...accompanies travellers likely to be attacked by Rajpoot robbers, when he sees the latter approach, warns them off by holding a dagger in his hand, and if they...the assailants with imprecations of future woe and ruin. If this has not the desired effect, the wounds are repeated; and in extreme cases one of the...
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Indian Caste

John Wilson - Caste - 1877
...accompanies travellers likely to be attacked by Rajput robbers, when he sees the latter approach, warns them off by holding a dagger in his hand ; and if...the assailants with imprecations of future woe and ruin. If this has not the desired effect, the wounds are repeated; and in extreme cases one of the...
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The Tribes and Castes of Bombay, Volume 1

Reginald Edward Enthoven - Bombay (India : State) - 1990 - 1914 pages
...accompanies travellers likely to be attacked by Rajput robbers, when he sees the robbers approach, warns them off by holding a dagger in his hand, and if they...throws it at the assailants with imprecations of future w<>. and ruin. If this has not the desired effect, the wounds are repeated ; and in extreme casesone...
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The Strangled Traveler: Colonial Imaginings and the Thugs of India

Martine van Woerkens - History - 2002 - 360 pages
...safeguard of travellers and the security for merchants.. . . When he sees [robbers] approach, he warns them off by holding a dagger in his hand; and if they...the assailants with imprecations of future woe and ruin.. . . The evil consequences of a Charun being driven to undergo a violent death, can be alone...
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