The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: The Muhammadan Period, Volume 7

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Trübner and Company, 1877 - India
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Page 294 - They are not allowed to acquire wealth in any but a lawful calling. If any one attempts to wrong or oppress them by force, or by exercise of authority, they will not endure it. Many of them have weapons and arms.
Page 159 - Hindu writers have been entirely excluded from holding public offices, and all the worshipping places of the infidels and the great temples of these infamous people have been thrown down and destroyed in a manner which excites astonishment at the successful completion of so difficult a task.
Page 325 - ... wickedness night and day; making no distinction between infidelity and Islam, tyranny and justice, depravity and devotion; waging obstinate war in defence of infidels; want of obedience to the Divine commands and prohibitions, especially to that command which forbids assistance to an enemy's country, the disregarding of which had cast a censure upon the Holy Book in the sight both of God and man. Letters full of friendly advice and warning upon these points had been repeatedly written, and had...
Page 564 - Odiporee, your mother, was a partner in my illness, and wishes to accompany me in death; but every thing has its appointed time.
Page 354 - The total revenue of Bombay, which is chiefly derived from betel-nuts and cocoa-nuts, does not reach to two or three lacs of rupees. The profits of the commerce of these misbelievers, according to report, does not exceed twenty lacs of rupees. The balance of the money required for the maintenance of the English settlement is obtained by plundering the ships voyaging to the House of God, of which they take one or two every year.
Page 36 - It had been brought to the notice of His Majesty that during the late reign many idol temples had been begun, but remained unfinished, at Benares, the great stronghold of infidelity. The infidels were now desirous of completing them. His Majesty, the defender...
Page 483 - According to report he made her throw off her Musulman dress, dismissed her Muhammadan attendants, and sent her to her native country. * * In the reign of no former Emperor had any Raja been so presumptuous as to take his daughter after she had been married to a King and admitted to the honour of Islam.
Page 159 - All the mosques in the Empire are repaired at the public expense. Imams, criers to the daily prayers, and readers of the khutba, have been appointed to each of them, so that a large sum of money has been and is still laid out in these disbursements. In all the cities and towns of this extensive country pensions and allowances and lands have been given to learned men and professors, and stipends have been fixed for scholars according to their abilities and qualifications.
Page 179 - Bed as being the Word of God, and revealed from heaven, and he called them ancient and excellent books. He was under such delusion about this Bed, that he collected Brahmans and Sannyasis from all parts of the country, and paying them great respect and attention, he employed them in translating the Bed. He spent all his time in this unholy work, and devoted all his attention to the contents of these wretched books.
Page 336 - Hasan which was recovered after its dispersion amounted to eight lacs and fifty-one thousand huns, and two krors and fifty-three thousand rupees, altogether six: krors eighty lacs and ten thousand rupees, besides jewels, inlaid articles and vessels of gold and silver. The total in dams was one arb fifteen krors sixteen lacs and a fraction, which was the sum entered on the records.