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" Affghanistan, not from any deficiency of means to maintain our position, but because we are satisfied that the king we have set up, has not, as we were erroneously led to imagine, the support of the nation over which he has been placed. "
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Our Indian Empire: Its Rise and Growth

John Shaw Banks - India - 1880 - 318 pages
...those who commit atrocities and violate their faith, and that we withdraw ultimately from Afghanistan, not from any deficiency of means to maintain our position,...erroneously led to imagine, the support of the nation over whom he has been placed.' But in April came a change. The Governorgeneral forgot all about the necessity...
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The annals of our time [1837 to 1868]. [1837 to 1891].

Joseph Irving - Great Britain - 1880 - 1064 pages
...to them and to our own subjects, and to our allies, that we withdraw, not from deficiency of moans to maintain our position, but because we are satisfied...support of the nation over which he has been placed." In consequence, apparently, of Engand's defeat at Hykulzye, this forward policy was abandoned for a...
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The Annals of Our Time: a Diurnal of Events, Social and Political, Home and ...

Joseph Irving - Great Britain - 1880 - 1066 pages
...-which may make it appear to them and to our own subjects, and to our allies, that we withdraw, not from deficiency of means to maintain our position, but...because we are satisfied that the king we have set up hns not, as we were erroneously led to imagine, the support of the nation over which he has been placed."...
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Abridgment of the History of India: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

John Clark Marshman - India - 1880 - 606 pages
...punishment 1842 ' upon those who commit atrocities, and that we withdraw ' ultimately from Afghanistan, not from any deficiency of ' means to maintain our position, but because we are satis fied that the king we have set up has not, as we were ' erroneously led to imagine, the support...
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Selections from the Calcutta Review, Volume 1

India - 1881 - 814 pages
...our troops now in the field from all unnecessary risk, and, finally to the re-establishment of our military reputation by the infliction of some signal...support of the nation over which he has been placed. In war, reputation is strength ; but reputation is lost by the rash exposure of the most gallant troops...
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Abridgment of the History of India from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

John Clark Marshman - India - 1893 - 622 pages
...punishment 1842 • upon those who commit atrocities, and that we withdraw ' ultimately from Afghanistan, not from any deficiency of ' means to maintain our position, but because we are satis' fied that the king we have set up has not, as we were ' erroneously led to imagine, the support...
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The Governors-general of India: Second series, Volume 2

Henry Morris - Governors - 1896 - 186 pages
...who commit atrocities, and violate thoir faith ; and that we withdraw ultimately from Afghanistan, not from any deficiency of means to maintain our position,...support of the nation over which he has been placed." The policy thus stated received the^cordial approval of all the English residents in India. It was...
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British India

Robert Watson Frazer - India - 1896 - 440 pages
...Jalalabad, and Nott at Kandahar, after which the troops were to be " withdrawn ultimately from Afghanistan, not from any deficiency of means to maintain our position, but because we are all satisfied that the King we have set up has not, as we were erroneously led to imagine, the support...
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A Memoir of Major-General Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson

George Rawlinson - Assyriologists - 1898 - 436 pages
...infliction of some signal and decisive blow upon the Affghans, which may make it appear to them, and to our own subjects, and to our allies, that we have...imagine, the support of the nation over which he has been placed.1 But this phase of feeling soon passed, and was succeeded by a mere desire to withdraw the...
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The Last Days of the Company: A Source Book of Indian History ..., Volume 1

George Anderson, Manilal Bhagwandes Sudebar - India - 1918 - 216 pages
...those who commit atrocities and violate their faith, and that we withdraw ultimately from Afghanistan, not from any deficiency of means to maintain our position,...support of the nation over which he has been placed. But, while the facts before us justify the withdrawal of our troops from Afghanistan, and the refusal...
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