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" The insult of eight hundred years is at last avenged. The gates of the temple of Somnauth, so long the memorial of your humiliation, are become the proudest record of your national glory; the proof of your superiority in arms over the nations beyond the... "
History of the War in Afghanistan - Page 648
by Sir John William Kaye - 1851
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A History of England, Volume 4

James Franck Bright - Great Britain - 1889
...song of triumph." "Brothers and friends," he said, "the insult of eight hundred years is at length avenged, the gates of the temple of Somnauth, so long...superiority in arms over the nations beyond the Indus." He did not see that in speaking of his friends and brothers he was addressing Mahomedans and Hindoos...
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A History of Our Own Times, Volume 1

Justin McCarthy - Great Britain - 1894
...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....superiority in arms over the nations beyond the Indus." No words of pompous man could possibly have put together greater al isurdit ies. The brothers and friends...
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The Governors-general of India: Second series, Volume 2

Henry Morris - Governors - 1896 - 172 pages
...insult of eight hundred years," he declared, " is at last avenged. The gates of the temple of Somnath, so long the memorial of your humiliation, are become the proudest record of your national glory." This, ridiculous proclamation was received by the Hindus with indifference and by the English with...
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A History of Our Own Times: From the Accession of Queen Victoria ..., Volume 1

Justin McCarthy - Great Britain - 1898
...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....superiority in arms over the nations beyond the Indus." No words of pompous man could possibly have put together greater absurdities. The brothers and friends...
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The Historians' History of the World: The British colonies, The United ...

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1904
...from Afghanistan, and the despoiled tomb of Sultan Muhammed [Mahmud] looks upon the ruins of Qhazni. The insult of eight hundred years is at last avenged. The gates of the temple of Somnath, so long the memorial of your humiliation, are become the proudest record of your national...
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The Historians' History of the World, Volume 22

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1907
...of Ghazni. The insult of eight hundred years is at last avenged. The gates of the temple of Somnath, so long the memorial of your humiliation, are become...nations beyond the Indus. To you, princes and chiefs of Sirnind, of Rajwarra, of Malwa, and of Guzerat, I shall commit this glorious trophy of successful war....
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The Letters of Queen Victoria: A Selection from Her Majesty's ..., Volume 1

Victoria (Queen of Great Britain) - Europe - 1907
...1 See ante, p. 179. " "The insult of 800 years," he wrote in this rather theatrical proclamation, " is at last avenged. The gates of the temple of Somnauth,...become the proudest record of your national glory. . . . .You will yourselves, with all honour, transmit the gates of sandal-wood, through your respective...
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The Letters of Queen Victoria: A Selection from Her Majesty's ..., Volume 1

Victoria (Queen of Great Britain) - Europe - 1907 - 32 pages
...ante, p. 142. 2 " The insult of 800 years," he wrote in this rather theatrical proclamation, "is a last avenged. The gates of the temple of Somnauth,...become the proudest record of your national glory. . . . You will yourselves, with all honour, transmit the gates of sandal-wood, through your respective...
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The Letters of Queen Victoria: A Selection From Her Majesty's Correspondence ...

Queen of Great Britain Victoria - Europe - 1907
...in this rather theatrical proclamation, " is at last avenged. The gates of the temple of Soranauth, so long the memorial of your humiliation, are become the proudest record of your national glory. . . . You will yourselves, with all honour, transmit the gates of sandal-wood, through your respective...
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The Judgment of the Sword: The Tale of the Kabul Tragedy, and of the Part ...

Maud Diver - Afghan Wars - 1913 - 683 pages
..."Proclamation of the Gates" that called upon a mixed audience of Mahomedans and Hindus to rejoice because "the insult of eight hundred years is at last avenged. The Gates of the Temple of Somnath so long the memorial of your humiliation, are become the proudest record of your national glory."...
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