India," —"Our victorious army bears the gates of the temple of Somnauth in triumph from Afghanistan, and the despoiled tomb of Sultan Mahmoud looks upon the ruins of Ghuznee. The insult of eight hundred years is at last avenged. The gates of the temple... Calcutta Review - Page 5291846Full view
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Military art and science - 1843
...your love, when, regarding your honour as its own, jt exerts the power of its arms to restore to you the gates of the temple of Somnauth, so long the memorial of Jour subjection to the Affghans. Finally, we have gained the everlasting hatred of a warlike race of...