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" Life was offered for a loaf,* but none would buy ; rank was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it; the ever-bounteous hand was now stretched out to beg for food ; and the feet which had always trodden the way of contentment walked about only in... "
The Peacock Throne: The Drama of Mogul India - Page 108
by Waldemar Hansen - 1986 - 560 pages
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The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: The ..., Volume 7

Sir Henry Miers Elliot - India - 1877
...the Dakhin and Gujarat. The inhabitants of these two countries were reduced to the direst extremity. Life was offered for a loaf,* but none would buy ;...was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it; the ever-bounteous hand was now stretched out to beg for food ; and the feet which had always trodden...
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The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: The ..., Volume 7

Sir Henry Miers Elliot - India - 1877
...inhabitants of these two countries were reduced to the direst extremity. Life was offered for a loaf,8 but none would buy ; rank was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it ; the ever-bounteous hand was now stretched out to beg for food ; and the feet which had always trodden...
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Historical and Descriptive Sketch of His Highness the Nizam's ..., Volume 2

Hyderabad (India : State) - 1884
...these two countries were reduced to the direst extremity. Life was offered for a loaf (Jane ba nane), but none would buy ; rank was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it ; the ever bounteous hand was now stretched Chapter vi. out to beg for food, and the feet which had...
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History of India: The Mohammedan period as described by its own historians ...

Romesh Chunder Dutt, Stanley Lane-Poole, Vincent Arthur Smith, Sir Henry Miers Elliot, Sir William Wilson Hunter, Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall - India - 1907
...the Deccan and Gujarat. The inhabitants of these two countries were reduced to the direst extremity. Life was offered for a loaf, but none would buy; rank...was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it; the once bounteous hand was now stretched out to beg for food, and the feet which had always trodden...
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The English People Overseas, Volume 2

A. Wyatt Tilby - Great Britain - 1912
...to China. local remembrance. Of the one that took place in 1630 a contemporary historian wrote : ' Life was offered for a loaf, but none would buy; rank...was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it; the ever bounteous hand was now stretched out for food. For long dog's flesh was sold for goat's flesh,...
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Indian Journal of Economics, Volume 2

Economics - 1919
...the Dakhan and Gujarat. The inhabitants of these two countries were reduced to the direst extremity. Life was offered for a loaf, but none would buy ;...rank was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it ; the everbounteous hand was now stretched out to beg for food; and the feet which had always trodden...
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A History of the Deccan, Volume 1

James Dunning Baker Gribble - Deccan (India) - 1896
...Vol. VII., p. 24), "thatthe inhabitants of these two countries were reduced to the direst extremity. Life was offered for a loaf, but none would buy; rank...was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it; the ever bounteous hand was now stretched out to beg for food, and the feet which had always trodden...
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The Madras Tercentenary Commemoration Volume

Madras Tercentenary Celebration Committee - Chennai (India) - 1994 - 457 pages
...Great War. The famines of the 20th century are work famines rather than food famines.68 The days when ' life was offered for a loaf, but none would buy, rank was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it ; the ever-bounteous hand was stretched out to beg for food ; and the feet which had always trodden...
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Surat In The Seventeenth Century

Gokhale
...have perished in the fields for want of food to sustain them". A Mughal account speaks of life being offered for a loaf "but none would buy; rank was to be sold for a cake, but none cared for it; the ever bounteous hand was stretched out for food, and the feet which had always trodden the way of...
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