Gazetteer for the Haidarábád Assigned Districts Commonly Called Berár: 1870, Volum 90

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Printed at the Education Society's Press, 1870 - 282 pàgines

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Pàgina 192 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties all a summer's day, While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
Pàgina 143 - Taptee. It stands on a lofty mountain in this range, and consists of one complete inner fort which fronts to the south, where the rock is most steep ; and an outer fort, which covers the inner to the north-west and north.
Pàgina 143 - This outer fort has a third wall, which covers the approach to it from the north by the village of Labada. All these walls are strongly built, and fortified by ramparts and towers. ' The communications with the fort are through three gates; one to the south with the inner fort ; one to the north-west with the outer fort ; and one to the north with the third wall...
Pàgina 132 - It may be pointed out here that the provisions of the Treaty of 1853 which required the submission of annual accounts of the Assigned Districts to the Nizam, were productive of much inconvenience and embarrassing discussions. Difficulties had also arisen regarding the levy of the 5 per cent, duty on goods under the commercial treaty of 1802. To remove these difficulties, and at the same time to reward the Nizam for his services in...
Pàgina 96 - ... only on general principles ; that is, the assessment of an entire district or village may be raised or lowered as may seem expedient, but the impost may not be altered to the detriment of any occupant on account of his own improvements.
Pàgina 132 - Rs. 32,00,000 should be held in trust by the British Government for the purposes specified in the Treaty of 1853, but that no demand for accounts of the receipts and expenditure of the Assigned Districts should be...
Pàgina 136 - Jdgir for payment of troops, or which were allotted for the Nizam's privy purse. The history of Berar since 1853 is marked by no important political events beside the change made under the treaty of 1861. Its smooth course was scarcely ruffled even by the...
Pàgina 132 - Highness was released from the obligation of furnishing a large force in time of war ; the Contingent ceased to be part of the Nizam's Army, and became an auxiliary force kept up by the British Government for the Nizam's use.
Pàgina 46 - The old folk should not venture forth, When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fishes
Pàgina 195 - Urs, or annual ceremony of these saints, like the martyr's day of St. Edmund or St. Thomas of Canterbury, has degenerated into much that is mere carnal traffic and pagan idolatry, a scandal to the rigid Islamite. Yet, if he uplifts his voice against such soul-destroying abuses, he may be hooted by 1 " Rambles and Recollections,

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