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A'zam Shah Abdu-llah Khan Abu-l Hasan Adil Khan Agra Ahmadabad amirs Amiru-l umard appointed arrived attack Aurangabad Aurangzeb awwal Azam Khan Bahadur Shah Balkh besiegers Bijapur brother Burhanpur command Court Dakhin Dara Shukoh daula Daulatabad death Dehli elephant Emperor enemy Farrukh Siyar father faujddrs fell fighting fortress forts garrison Golkonda Haidarabad Hindu Hindustan honour Imperial infidels Jahandar Jahandar Shah Jang jdgirs jewels Kandahar Khan-Jahan Khan-khanan Khan-zaman Khan's khutba Khwaja killed King krors Kutbu-l Mulk lacs of rupees Lahore letter Mahrattas Majesty Malwa mansab marched Mir Jumla Mu'azzam Khan Muhammad Mu'azzam Murad Bakhsh Musulmans Nizamu-l Mulk nobles officers ordered plundered Prince Muhammad A'zam Prince's prisoner Raja Jai Singh Rajputs reached received reign revenue royal army royal forces rupees Sahu Saiyid Saiyid Abdu-llah Sambha sent Shah Alam Shah Jahan Shaikh Shuja siege Sivaji Subaddr territory Text thousand horse throne took wounded zaminddrs Zi-l hijja
Page 422 - fikar Khan and Shah Kudrat Allah Fakir (may the curse of God be on him!), he put him to death. In the brief reign of Jahandar, violence and debauchery had full sway. It was a fine time for minstrels and singers and all the tribes of dancers and actors. There seemed to be a likelihood that
Page 247 - This was the beginning of that system of violence which he and his descendants have spread over the rest of the Kokan and all the territory of the Dakhin. Whenever he heard of a prosperous town, or of a district inhabited by thriving cultivators, he plundered it and took possession of it. Before the
Page 554 - though of much judgment and good understanding, settled large pensions on his people, but paid them ill, and they were ever discontented. I am going. Whatever good or evil I have done, it was for you. Take it not amiss, nor remember what offences I have done
Page 177 - richly-jewelled idols taken from the pagan temples were transferred to A'gra, and there placed beneath the steps leading to the Nawab Begam Sahib's mosque, in order that they might ever be pressed under foot by the true believers. Mattra changed its name into Islamabad, and was thus called in all official documents, as well as by the people.
Page 554 - Be cautious that none of the faithful are slain, or that their miseries fall upon my head. I resign you, your mother and son to God, as I myself am going. The agonies of death come upon me fast. Bahadur Shah is still where he was, and his son is arrived near Hindustan. Bedar Bakht is in Gujarat. Hayatu-n
Page 234 - died of dysentery and vexation. Mountain after mountain of trouble thus pressed upon the heart of Dara, grief was added to grief, sorrow to sorrow, so that his mind no longer retained its equilibrium. Without considering the consequences, he sent her corpse to Lahore in charge of Gul Muhammad, to be buried there.
Page 261 - supports, came in to see the Amir, and make his apology ; but that high-born noble spoke not a word beyond saying, " I thought the Maharaja was in His Majesty's service when such an evil befell me." When this occurrence was reported to the Emperor, he passed censure both upon the Amir and Raja Jaswant. The
Page 150 - done without meeting with the due punishment enjoined by the Muhammadan law. Under the dictates of anger and passion he never issues orders of death. In consideration of their rank and merit, he shows much honour and respect to the Saiyids, saints and learned men, and through his cordial and liberal exertions, the sublime doctrines of
Page 405 - Money and baggage, horses and elephants, fell into the hands of the infidels, and not a man of the army of Islam escaped with more than his life and the clothes he stood in. Horsemen and footmen in great numbers fell under the swords of the infidels, who pursued them as far as Sihrind.