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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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The Road to Oxiana

Robert Byron - Architecture - 1982 - 292 pages
...your love, when, regarding your honour as its own, it asserts the power of its arms to restore to you the gates of the temple of Somnauth, so long the memorial of your subjection to the Afghans". The ridicule that greeted this announcement consigned the doors to permanent...
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The Invention of Tradition

Hobsbawm, E. J. Hobsbawm, Eric Hobsbawm, Terence Ranger - History - 1992 - 322 pages
...Princes and Chiefs and the People of India'. The return of the gates was to be, Ellenborough proclaimed, the 'proudest record of your national glory; the proof...superiority in arms over the nations beyond the Indus'. He went on to identify himself with peoples and princes of India 'in interest and feeling', stated...
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Lives of Indian Images

Richard H. Davis - Religion - 1999 - 331 pages
...proclaimed, "when, regarding your honour as its own, it exerts the power of its arms to restore to you the gates of the temple of Somnauth, so long the memorial of your subjugation to the Afghans." Ellenborough read nineteenth-century nationhood — India, Afghanistan...
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Die Geschichte Afghanistans: das historische Umfeld Afghanistans über 1500 Jahre

Habibo Brechna - Afghanistan - 2005 - 448 pages
...Afghanistan, and the despoiled tomb of Sultan Mahmud looks upon the ruins of Ghuznee. The insult of 800 years is at last avenged. The gates of the temple...glory, the proof of your superiority in arms over the nation beyond the Indus. May that good providence which has hitherto so manifestly protected me, still...
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Niles' Weekly Register, Volume 64

1843
...Ghuze. "The insult of 800 years is at last avenged. The gates of the temple of Somnath, so long Ihe memorial of your humiliation, are become the proudest...— the proof of your superiority in arms over the nalions beyond Ihe Indus. "To you princes and chiefs of Sirhind, of Rajwarra, of Malwa, and Guzerat,...
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The United Service Magazine, Volume 41, Page 1

Military art and science - 1843
...triumph from Atfghanistan, and the despoiled tomb of Sultan Mahmood looks upon the ruins of Ghuzuee. " The insult of eight hundred years is at last avenged. The gates of the temple of Snmnauth, so long the memorial of your humiliation, are become the proudest record of your national...
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The United Service Magazine, Volume 41, Page 1

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...
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