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  • Hastings was a man of immense industry, with an insatiable appetite for detail.
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  • When Hastings landed at Calcutta in October 1750 the affairs of the East India Company were at a low ebb.
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  • Thus unfortunate in his birth, young Hastings received the elements of education at a charity school in his native village.
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  • WARREN HASTINGS (1732-1818), the first governor-general of British India, was born on the 6th of December 17 3 2 in the little hamlet of Churchill in Oxfordshire.
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  • His mother died a few days after giving him birth; his father, Pynaston Hastings, drifted away to perish obscurely in the West Indies.
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  • At the age of eight he was taken in charge by an elder brother of his father, Howard Hastings, who held a post in the customs. After spending two years at a private, school at Newington Butts, he was moved to Westminster, where among his contemporaries occur the names of Lord Thurlow and Lord Shelburne, Sir Elijah Impey, and the poets Cowper and Churchill.
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  • At an early date Hastings was placed in charge of an aurang or factory in the interior, where his duties would be to superintend the weaving of silk and cotton goods under a system of money advances.
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  • When that passionate young prince, in revenge for a fancied wrong, resolved to drive the English out of Bengal, his first step was to occupy the fortified factory at Cossimbazar, and make prisoners of Hastings and his companions.
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  • Hastings was soon released at the intercession of the Dutch resident, and made use of his position at Murshidabad to open negotiations with the English fugitives at Falta, the site of a Dutch factory near the mouth of the Hugli.
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  • When the relieving force arrived from Madras under Colonel Clive and Admiral Watson, Hastings enrolled himself as a volunteer, and took part in the action which led to the recovery of Calcutta.
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  • Clive showed his appreciation of Hastings's merits by appointing him in 1758 to the important post of resident at the court of Murshidabad.
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  • When war was actually begun, Hastings officially recorded his previous resolution to have resigned, in order to repudiate responsibility for measures which he had always opposed.
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  • After fourteen years' residence in Bengal Hastings did not return home a rich man, estimated by the opportunities of his position.
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  • While at home Hastings is said to have attached himself to literary society; and it may be inferred from his own letters that he now made the personal acquaintance of Samuel Johnson and Lord Mansfield.
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  • Among his companions on his voyage round the Cape were the Baron Imhoff, a speculative portrait-painter, and his wife, a lady of some personal attractions and great social charm, who was destined henceforth to be Hastings's lifelong companion.
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  • Some of them fled the country, and so far as possible Hastings obtained terms for those who remained.
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  • Hastings was named in the act as governor-general for a term of five years.
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  • The new members of council disembarked at Calcutta on the 19th of October 1774; and on the following day commenced the long feud which scarcely terminated twentyone years later with the acquittal of Warren Hastings by the House of Lords.
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  • Hastings was reduced to the position of a cipher at their meetings.
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  • To charges from such a source, and brought in such a manner, Hastings disdained to reply, and referred his accuser to the supreme court.
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  • Hastings always maintained that he did not cause the charge to be instituted, and the legality of Nuncomar's trial is thoroughly proved by Sir James Stephen.
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  • But in the meantime Colonel Monson had died, and Hastings was thus restored, by virtue of his casting vote, to the supreme management of affairs.
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  • From that time forth, though he could not always command an absolute majority in council, Hastings was never again subjected to gross insult, and his general policy was able to prevail.
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  • A crisis was now approaching in foreign affairs which demanded all the experience and all the genius of Hastings for its solution.
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  • Hastings did not hesitate to take upon his own shoulders the whole responsibility of military affairs.
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  • The Bhonsla Mahratta raja of Nagpur, whose dominions bordered on Bengal, was won over by the diplomacy of an emissary of Hastings.
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  • The understanding between Hastings and Francis, originating in this state of affairs, was for a short period extended to general policy.
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  • An agreement was come to by which Francis received patronage for his circle of friends, while Hastings was to be unimpeded in the control of foreign affairs.
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  • Hastings recorded in an official minute that he had found Francis's private and public conduct to be "void of truth and honour."
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  • Hastings's personal task was to provide the ways and means for this exhausting war.
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  • Ready cash could alone fill up the void; and it was to the hoards of native princes that Hastings's fertile mind at once turned.
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  • In his case the ancestral hoards were under the control of his mother, the begum of Oudh, into whose hands they had been allowed to pass at the time when Hastings was powerless in council.
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  • Hastings resolved to make a progress up country in order to arrange the affairs of both provinces, and bring back all the treasure that could be squeezed out of its holders by his personal intervention.
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  • The decisive success of Hastings's administration alone postponed the inevitable solution.
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  • Though Hastings was thus irremovable, his policy did not escape censure.
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  • On one occasion Dundas carried a motion in the House of Commons, censuring Hastings and demanding his recall.
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  • The directors of the Company were disposed to act upon this resolution; but in the court of proprietors, with whom the decision ultimately lay, Hastings always possessed a sufficient majority.
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  • The act which Pitt successfully carried in the following year introduced a new constitution, in which Hastings felt that he had no place.
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  • Francis, who had been the early friend of Burke, supplied him with the personal animus against Hastings, and with the knowledge of detail, which he might otherwise have lacked.
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  • For seven long years Hastings was upon his defence on the charge of "high crimes and misdemeanours."
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  • In physical appearance, Hastings "looked like a great man, and not like a bad man."
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  • Concerning his second marriage, it suffices to say that the Baroness Imhoff was nearly forty years of age, with a family of grown-up children, when the complaisant law of her native land allowed her to become Mrs Hastings.
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  • Hastings's public career will probably never cease to be a subject of controversy.
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  • No Englishman ever understood the native character so well as Hastings; none ever devoted himself more heartily to the promotion of every scheme, great and small, that could advance the prosperity of India.
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  • Malleson, Life of Warren Hastings (1894); G.
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  • Forrest, The Administration of Warren Hastings (Calcutta, 1892); Sir Charles Lawson, The Private Life of Warren Hastings (1895); L.
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  • Trotter, Warren Hastings (" Rulers of India" series) (1890); Sir Alfred Lyall, Warren Hastings (" English Men of Action" series) (1889); F.
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  • Hastings, A Vindication of Warren Hastings (1909).
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  • As the name implies, the ports originally constituting the body were only five in number - Hastings, Romney, Hythe, Dover and Sandwich; but to these were afterwards added the "ancient towns" of Winchelsea and Rye with the same privileges, and a good many other places, both corporate and non-corporate, which, with the title of limb or member, held a subordinate position.
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  • Driver, Hastings' Diet.
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  • and Hastings' Dict.
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  • Taking them from north to south, the principal rivers are the Richmond, Clarence, Macleay, Hastings, Manning, Hunter, Hawkesbury and Shoalhaven.
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  • Post in Hastings' Did., under "Camel") throws doubt on this explanation, and assumes that the more violent hyper bole is intended.
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  • Two English missions sent by Warren Hastings to Tibet, one led by George Bogle in 1774, and the other by Captain Turner in 1783, complete Tibetan exploration in the 18th century.
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  • This was true enough, but there is truth also in the remark of Prof. Sanday ("Eucharist" in Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible) that Providence even in its revolutions is conservative.
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  • 5 See Kautzsch, " Religion of Israel," in Hastings's Dict.
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  • See Messiah (and also the article " Messiah " in Hastings's Diet.
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  • See Hastings's D.B., arts.
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  • Strachan, Hastings's Dict.
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  • Guided by such administrators as Warren Hastings, the East India Company had assumed more and more definitely the functions of government for a great part of India.
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  • White, Hastings' Diet.
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  • It was at this conjuncture that Warren Hastings displayed his political genius and rendered signal service to his country, by succouring from Bengal the defeated Bombay army and negotiating a peace (in 1782) that restored the status quo.
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  • Bernard in Hastings's Bible Dictionary, iii.
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  • x., and his Semitic Origins; Driver, Hastings' Dict.
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  • (by P. Kleinert); Hastings, Diet.
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  • He entered the navy in 1846, and served first at sea off Portugal in 1847; afterwards, in 1848, in the Mediterranean, and from 1848 to 1851 as midshipman of the "Reynard" in operations against piracy in Chinese waters; as midshipman and mate of the "Serpent" during the Burmese War of 1852-53; as mate of the "Phoenix" in the Arctic Expedition of 1854; as lieutenant of the "Hastings" in the Baltic during the Russian War, taking part in the attack on Sveaborg.
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  • In 1066 Eustace came to England with Duke William, and fought at the battle of Hastings.
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  • The subsequent history of Benares contains two important events, the rebellion of Chait Singh in 1781, occasioned by the demands of Warren Hastings for money and troops to carry on the Mahratta War, and the Mutiny of 1857, when the energy and coolness of the European officials, chiefly of General Neill, carried the district successfully through the storm.
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  • "Ephesians, Epistle to," in Hastings's Dictionary of the Bible, the various works of Holtzmann above referred to, and T.
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  • She also had relations with William Hastings, and may perhaps have been the intermediary between him and the Woodvilles.
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  • from Hastings by the South Eastern and Chatham railways.
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  • In 1788 Mackintosh removed to London, then agitated by the trial of Warren Hastings and the king's first lapse into insanity.
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  • See also the articles in HerzogHauck's Realencyclopadie; Hastings, Diet.
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  • The most eminent of these were the two brothers John and Charles Wesley, John Byrom the poet, George Cheyne the physician and Archibald Hutcheson, M.P. for Hastings.
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  • The scheme of invasion was based on the Boulogne flotilla, a device inherited from the old French royal government, through the Republic. Its object was to throw a great army ashore on the coast between Dover and Hastings.
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  • The Burning Of Hastings.
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  • Building Of Hastings Castle.
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  • It affords facilities for the transport of logs by means of booms above Minneapolis, and is navigable below St Paul; being half a mile broad where it reaches the border of the state at Hastings.
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  • (about 50 being navigable) formed the boundary between Wisconsin and Minnesota, enters the Mississippi at Hastings; the second, rising in Big Stone Lake on the western border, but 1 m.
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  • Both furnish valuable water-power, which is true also of the Cannon and Zumbro rivers flowing into the Mississippi below Hastings.
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  • A few years later (1694) Le Sueur, who had as early as 1684 engaged in trade along the upper Mississippi, established a trading post on Isle Pelee (Prairie Island) in the Mississippi between Hastings and Red Wing, and in 1700 he built Fort L'Huillier at the confluence of the Blue Earth and the Le Sueur rivers.
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  • On the 26th of August a convention met at Stillwater, where measures were taken for the formation of a separate territorial government, and Henry Hastings Sibley (1811-1891) was sent to Congress as a delegate of " Wisconsin Territory."
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  • Henry Hastings Sibley Alexander Ramsey .
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  • William of Malmesbury, about 1125, already treats Tinchebrai (1r06) as an English victory and the revenge for Hastings.
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  • p. 9; Revue biblique (1903), pp. 2 49 sqq.; and on the ark, generally, in addition to the literature already cited, Kautzsch, Hastings' Diet.
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  • On the 29th of September a Greek naval force, commanded by an English Philhellene, Captain Frank Abney Hastings, had destroyed some Turkish vessels in Salona Bay, on the north side of the Gulf of Corinth.
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  • Bib., Hastings's Dict.
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  • Are not the terms of reference in 1 These legends are collected in Hastings, D.
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  • See also Hastings Rashdall, Theory of Good and Evil (2 vols., Oxford, 1907).
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  • In the 15th century the manor was held by James Butler, earl of Ormond, after whose attainder it was granted in 1461 to Lord Hastings, who in 1474 obtained royal licence to empark 3000 acres and to build and fortify a castle.
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  • During the Civil War Colonel Henry Hastings fortified and held it for the king, and it was visited by Charles in 1645.
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  • And this is not strange seeing that of the former such abundant l See Porter in Hastings' Bible Did.
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  • 622-653; Porter in Hastings' Bible Dic. i.
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  • 176-177; Hastings' Bible Diet.
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  • 708-709, and Dobschiitz in Hastings' Bible Dictionary, iii.
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  • 543-622; also James in Hastings' Bible Diet.
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  • 820-834, particularly pp. 827-828; Chase, in Hastings' Bible Dict.
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  • Within the park is situated the Government House, a noble building begun by Lord Minto, and enlarged into its present state by the marquess of Hastings.
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  • On the 14th of October a crushing defeat was inflicted on Harold at the battle of Senlac or Hastings; .and on Christmas Day William was crowned at Westminster.
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  • Davison, in Hastings's Dict.
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  • by Cheyne; in Hastings' Dict.
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  • His son Ralph fought on the Norman side at Hastings, and was made earl of Norfolk by William the Conqueror.
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  • Bible (Hastings), Ency.
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  • Bernard in Hastings's Dictionary of the Bible, iv.
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  • ASAF-' 'UD-DOWLAH, nawab wazir of Oudh from 1775 to 1797, was the son of Shuja-ud-Dowlah, his mother and grandmother being the begums of Oudh, whose spoliation formed one of the chief counts in the charges against Warren Hastings.
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  • The evidence now available seems to show that Warren Hastings did his best throughout to rescue the nawab from his own incapacity, and was inclined to be lenient to the begums.
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  • See The Administration of Warren Hastings, 1772-1785, by G.
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  • HASTINGS, a city and the county-seat of Adams county, Nebraska, U.S.A., about 95 m.
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  • Hastings is served by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, the Chicago & North-western, the Missouri Pacific and the St Joseph & Grand Island railways.
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  • It is the seat of Hastings College (Presbyterian, coeducational), opened in 1882, and having 286 students in 1908, and of the state asylum for the chronic insane.
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  • Hastings was settled in 1872, was incorporated in 1874 and was chartered as a city in the same year.
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  • 6 See Ancient Hebrew Tradition, p. 125, and Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible, i.
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  • See the articles in the Encyclopaedia Biblica; Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklopddie; The Jewish Encyclopaedia; Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible; and cf.
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  • Fontabelle and Hastings are fashionable suburban watering-places with good sea-bathing.
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  • Biblica and Hastings's Dictionary of the Bible.
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  • Gibb (Hastings's Dict.
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  • The article in Hastings's Dictionary of the Bible (vol.
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  • Smith, Prophets of Israel, pp. 175 sqq.; Kennedy, Hastings' Dict.
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  • i., in The Expositor's Bible, 1896); also to the articles on "Micah" by Nowack in Hastings's Did.
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  • Ramsay, The Letters to the Several Churches (1904), and article in Hastings' Dict.
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  • He actively promoted the impeachment of Warren Hastings, which had the support of Pitt.
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  • " Malachi " in Hastings's Dict.
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  • " Jude " in Hastings's Diet.
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  • in Hastings's Dict.
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  • After the Treaty of Paris stability of government developed, and many important reforms were introduced under the strong government of the masterful Sir Thomas Maitland; he acted promptly, without seeking popularity or fearing the reverse, and he ultimately gained more real respect than any other governor, not excepting the marquess of Hastings, who was a brilliant and sympathetic administrator.
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  • In the same year Porter's able article on "Revelation" appeared in Hastings' Bible Dictionary (iv.
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  • Along with his colleagues Monson and Clavering he reached Calcutta in October 1774, and a long struggle with Warren Hastings, the governor-general, immediately began.
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  • The death of Monson in 1776, and of Clavering in the following year, made Hastings again supreme in the council.
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  • But a dispute with Francis, more than usually embittered, led in August 1780 to a minute being delivered to the council board by Hastings, in which he stated that "he judged of the public conduct of Mr Francis by his experience of his private, which he had found to be void of truth and honour."
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  • The acquittal of Hastings in April 1795 disappointed Francis of the governor-generalship, and in 1798 he had to submit to the additional mortification of a defeat in the general election.
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  • Malleson, Life of Warren Hastings (London, 1894); G.
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  • Forrest, The Administration of Warren Hastings, 1772-1785 (Calcutta, 1892); Sir Leslie Stephen's article on Francis in Dict.
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  • Hommel in Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible) suggests E-Saggila, the great temple of Merodach (Marduk).
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  • He was educated at Hastings, at which town his mother had opened a school after the death of his father in 1826.
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  • After a residence in the north as chaplain to Henry Hastings, earl of Huntingdon, President of the North, he was made vicar of St Giles's, Cripplegate, in 1588, and there delivered his striking sermons on the temptation in the wilderness and the Lord's prayer.
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  • Gray on Numbers xxii.-xxiv.; and the articles on "Balaam" (Bileam) in Hamburger's Realencyclopddie fiir Bibel and Talmud, Hastings' Bible Diet., Black and Cheyne's Encyclopaedia Biblica, Herozog-Hauck's Realencyklopddie.
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  • min.) The fullest critical treatment in English is by Dr Vernon Bartlet in the extra volume of Hastings's Dictionary of the Bible; the most complete commentary on the text is by P. Drews in Hennecke's Handbuch zu den N.T.
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  • Beckles in the Wealden cliffs near Hastings; and an accurate knowledge of the skeleton was only obtained when many complete specimens were disinterred by the Belgian government from the Wealden beds at Bernissart, near Mons, during the years 1877-1880.
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  • " Angel " in Hastings' Bible Dictionary, and the Encyclopaedia Biblica.
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  • Brown in Hastings' Diet.
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  • Brown in Hastings' Dict.
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  • Flint in Hastings's Dict.
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  • The first was the case of Lady Flora Hastings.
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  • The In February 1839 this young lady, a daughter of the "Bed- marquis of Hastings, and a maid of honour to the chamber duchess of Kent, was accused by certain ladies of Plat' the bedchamber of immoral conduct.
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  • The ladies of the bedchamber were so unpopular in consequence of their behaviour to Lady Flora Hastings that the public took alarm at the notion that the queen had fallen into the hands of an intriguing coterie; and Lord Melbourne, who was accused of wishing to rule on the strength of court favour, resumed office with diminished prestige.
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  • It was an untoward coincidence that Lady Flora Hastings died on the 5th of July, for though, she repeated on her deathbed, and wished it to be published, that the queen had taken no part whatever in the proceedings which had shortened her life, it was remarked that the ladies who were believed to have persecuted her still retained the sovereign's favour.
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  • Four years afterwards he was made resident at Delhi, and in 1819 he received from Lord Hastings the appointment of secretary in the secret and political department.
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  • Along the borders of Sussex there is a narrow strip of country consisting of picturesque sandy hills, formed by the Hastings beds, whose highest elevation is nearly 400 ft.
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  • Ironstone is found in the Wadhurst Clay, a subdivision of the Hastings beds, clays and calcareous ironstone in the Ashdown sand, but the industry has long been discontinued.
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  • Hastings in 1892 (Boston).
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  • Day of Atonement: articles in Hastings' Bible Dictionary, and in the Encyclopaedia Biblica.
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  • Already, on the 5th of February, General Gordon had landed and entrenched himself on the hill of Munychia, near the ancient Piraeus, and the efforts of the Turks to dislodge him had failed, mainly owing to the fire of the steamer "Karteria" commanded by Captain Hastings.
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  • Yet now and again he rises to the level of some heroic event, and parts of his chapter on the "Campaign of Hastings" and of his record of the wars of Syracuse and Athens, his reflections on the visit of Basil the Second to the church of the Virgin on the Acropolis, and some other passages in his books, are fine pieces of eloquent writing.
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  • In 1789 he visited England with his mother, and was present at the trial of Warren Hastings.
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  • See article " Magic " in Hastings's Diet.
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  • Commentary, p. 425 sqq, and especially his article " Propitiation" in Hastings's Dict.
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  • Hastings's Dict.
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  • Schurer, History of the Jewish People (1890-1891); article in Hastings' Dict.
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  • 298-301; Robinson, "The Ascension of Isaiah" in Hastings Bible Diet.
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  • Warren Hastings sent from Bengal Sir Eyre Coote, who, though repulsed at Chidambaram, defeated Hyder thrice successively in the battles of Porto Novo, Pollilur and Sholingarh, while Tippoo was forced to raise the siege of Wandiwash, ana Vellore was provisioned.
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  • Other important works in which English and American scholars have co-operated are the Encyclopaedia Biblica (1899-1903) and Hastings' Bible Dictionary (1898-1904) - the latter less radical, but yet on the whole based on acceptance of the fundamental positions of Vatke, Graf, Wellhausen.
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  • Nor does it appear to us that the objections to this theory brought by Dr Chase in his excellent article on the epistle in Hastings' Dictionary are really so fatal as he supposes.
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  • Hastings, 5 vols., 1898-1904) and Encyclopaedia Biblica (ed.
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  • Dr Hastings and his contributors belong more to the right wing of criticism, and Dr Cheyne and his to the left.
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  • (1885); the article on the " Old Latin Version," in Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible.
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  • pp. 91-144; and especially an article on " Egyptian Versions " in Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible, vol.
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  • pp. 148-154; Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible, article on " The Armenian Versions of the New Testament," by F.
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  • - The views stated in this article are in general (though with some modifications) the same as those which the present writer worked out with more fulness of detail in Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible, i.
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  • See further, in addition to the monographs already cited, the articles in Hastings's Diet.
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  • Schechter, Hastings's Dict.
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  • Hastings' Diet.
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  • Schechter, Hastings, Diet.
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  • Accordingly this derivation is preferable to that suggested by earlier Semitists from Gesenius to (in recent times) Kautzsch ("Religion of Israel," Hastings's Dict.
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  • This Davidson ("Prophecy and Prophets," Hastings's Did.
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  • Kautzsch, "Religion of Israel," in Hastings's Did.
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  • Davidson, "Prophecy and Prophets," in Hastings's Dict.
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  • A treaty with the nawab of Oudh was signed here by Warren Hastings on behalf of the East India Company in September 1781.
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  • Lupton, article on " English Versions," in Hastings' Dict.
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  • Thomas in Hastings' Dictionary of Religions; Frazer, Golden Bough; Campbell's Spirit Basis of Belief and Custom; Maclennan's Studies (series 2); V.
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  • ` The cup is the covenant ' " (Prof. Sanday in Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible, 3, 149).
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  • " Lord's Supper " in Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible; Th.
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  • He died at Hastings, New York, on the 4th of January 1882.
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  • At last the evil became intolerable, and in '817 the marquess of Hastings obtained the consent of the East India Company to the organized campaign, known as the Pindari War.
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  • The Pindaris were surrounded on all sides by a great army, consisting of 120,000 men and 300 guns, which converged upon them from Bengal, the Deccan and Gujarat under the supreme command of Lord Hastings in person.
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  • Grant Duff, History of the Mahrattas (1826); and Major Ross of Bladensburg, Marquess of Hastings (Rulers of India Series) (1893).
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  • See the articles on "Messiah" in Hastings's D.
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  • 3rd ed., as well as Hastings's Diet.
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  • On the law under the act of 1900 see Hastings's Law relating to Moneylenders and Unconscionable Bargains; and Edmondson's Moneylenders Act 1900.
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  • We know that the Chanson de Roland was sung at the battle of Hastings, and we possess Anglo-Norman MSS.
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  • In the 140 years since Warren Hastings initiated British rule in India, there have been nineteen famines and five severe scarcities.
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  • There is more than one meaning of Hastings discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
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  • 147-164; Porter in Hastings's Dict.
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  • See also Hastings's Dict.
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  • He accompanied the Norman army to England in 1066, and obtained permission from William to strike the first blow at the battle of Hastings.
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  • Spatz, Die Schlacht von Hastings (Berlin, 1896); Freeman, History of the Norman Conquest.
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  • The first Englishman to enter Tibet was George Bogle, a writer of the East India Company, in 1774, on an embassy from Warren Hastings to the Tashi lama of Shigatse.
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  • (1903); the articles by Thatcher in Hastings's Dict.
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  • Lock (Hastings's Diet.
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  • Davidson, in Hastings's Bible Dictionary, i.
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  • Charles in Hastings's Bible Dictionary, i.
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  • She retained possession till 1254, when the manor was divided between his coheirs Robert de Brus, John de Baliol and Henry de Hastings, each division forming a distinct manor bearing the name of its owner.
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  • For further information and discussion see especially Harnack's Chronologie, and Bishop Chase's article in Hastings's Dictionary of the Bible.
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  • BELLEVILLE, a city and port of entry of Ontario, Canada, and capital of Hastings county, 106 m.
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  • FRANCIS RAWDON-HASTINGS HASTINGS, 1st Marquess Of (1754-1826), British soldier and governor-general of India, born on the 9th of December 1754, was the son of Sir John Rawdon of Moira in the county of Down, 4th baronet, who was created Baron Rawdon of Moira, and afterwards earl of Moira, in the Irish peerage.
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  • In 1789 his mother succeeded to the barony of Hastings, and Rawdon added the surname of Hastings to his own.
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  • For his masterly conduct of these affairs Lord Moira was created marquess of Hastings in February 1817.
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  • Before the end of 1817 the preparations of Lord Hastings were completed, when the peshwa suddenly broke into war, and the British were opposed at once to the Mahratta and Pindari powers, estimated at 200,000 men and 500 guns.
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  • "It is a proud phrase to use," said Lord Hastings, "but it is a true one, that we have bestowed blessings upon millions.
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  • While the natives of India appreciated the results of Lord Hastings's achievements, the court of directors grumbled at his having extended British territory.
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  • The enlightened mind of Warren Hastings did indeed anticipate his age by founding the Calcutta madrasa for Mahom medan teaching, and by affording steady patronage alike to Hindu pundits and European students.
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  • For more than twenty years these temporary engagements continued, and received the sanction of Warren Hastings, the first titular governor-general of India.
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  • The governor, Mr Vansittart, and Warren Hastings, then a junior member of council, attempted to effect some compromise.
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  • Between that date and the arrival of Warren Hastings in 1772 nothing of importance occurred in Bengal beyond the terrible famine of 1770, which is officially reported to have swept away one-third of the inhabitants.
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  • Warren Hastings, a tried servant of the company, distinguished alike for intelligence, for probity and for knowledge of oriental manners, was nominated governor by the court of directors, with express instructions to carry out a predetermined series of reforms. In their own words, the court had resolved to " stand forth as diwan, and to take upon themselves, by the agency of their own servants, the entire care and administration of the revenues."
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  • In the execution of this plan, Hastings removed the exchequer from Murshidabad to Calcutta, and for the first time appointed European officers, under the now familiar title of collectors, to superintend the revenue collections and preside in the civil courts.
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  • The urgency of foreign affairs, and subsequently internal strife at the council table, hindered Hastings from developing farther the system of civil administration, a task finally accomplished by Lord Cornwallis.
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  • Though Hastings always prided himself specially upon that reform, as well as upon the improvements he introduced into the collection of the revenues from salt and opium, his name will be remembered in history for the boldness d success of his foreign policy.
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  • Warren Hastings, who in his capacity of governor-general claimed a right of control over the decisions of the Bombay government, strongly disapproved of the treaty of Surat, but, when war once broke out, he threw the whole force of the Bengal army into the scale.
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  • If the foundations of the system of civil administration were laid by Hastings, the superstructure was erected by Cornwallis.
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  • Hastings had the reputation of bearing hard upon the zamindars, and was absorbed in other critical affairs of state or of war.
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  • The central portion, forming the old state of Mysore, was restored to an infant representative of the Hindu rajas, whom Hyder Ali Meanwhile Warren Hastings had to deal with a more formidable enemy than the Mahratta confederacy.
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  • The diplomacy of Hastings won over the nizam and the Mahratta raja of Nagpur, but the army of Hyder Ali fell like a thunderbolt upon the British possessions in the Carnatic. A strong detachment under Colonel Baillie was cut to pieces at Perambakam, and the Mysore cavalry ravaged the country unchecked up to the walls of Madras.
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  • For the second time the Bengal army, stimulated by the energy of Hastings, saved the honour of the British name.
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  • It was Warren Hastings's merit to organize the empire which Clive founded.
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  • Within a year Hastings was succeeded had dethroned, while the rest was partitioned between the nizam and the British.
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  • The successor of Lord Minto was Lord Moira, better known as the marquis of Hastings, who governed India for the long period of nine years, from 1814 to 1823.
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  • To suppress the Pindari hordes, who were supported by the sympathy, more or less open, of all the Mahratta chiefs, Lord Hastings (1817) collected the strongest British army that had been seen in India, numbering nearly 1 20,000 men, half to operate from the north, half from the south.
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  • The map of India, as thus drawn by Lord Hastings, remained substantially unchanged until the time of Lord Dalhousie.
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  • But the proudest boast of Lord Hastings and Sir John Malcolm was, not that they had advanced the pomoerium, but that they had conferred the blessings of peace and good government upon millions who had suffered unutterable things from Mahratta and Pindari tyranny.
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  • The marquis of Hastings was succeeded by Lord Amherst, after the interval of a few months, during which Mr Adam, a civil servant, acted as governor-general.
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  • The first state to escheat to the British government was Satara, which had been reconstituted by Lord Hastings on the downfall of the peshwa Baji Rao in 1818.
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  • Warren Hastings augmented the territory of Oudh by lending the nawab a British army to conquer Rohilkhand, and by making over to him Allahabad and Kora on the ground that Shah Alam had placed himself in the power of the Mahrattas.
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  • From 1867 till 1892 he represented North Hastings in the House, after which he retired to the senate.
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  • It was here that the meeting in 1780 between Warren Hastings and Sir Philip Francis took place.
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  • See articles "Ahasuerus" in the Encyclopaedia Biblica, Hastings' Dictionary, the Jewish Encyclopaedia; S.
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  • The Rohillas, after fifty years' precarious independence, were subjugated in 1774 by the confederacy of British troops with the nawab of Oudh's army, which formed so serious a charge against Warren Hastings.
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  • In this state of affairs all parties agreed to accept the interposition of the British government for the restoration of order, and under Lord Hastings the work of pacification was effected.
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  • OATES, TITUS (1649-1705), English conspirator, was the son of Samuel Oates (1610-1683), an Anabaptist preacher, chaplain to Pride, and afterwards rector of All Saints' Church, Hastings.
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  • On leaving the university he apparently took Anglican orders, and officiated in several parishes, Hastings among them.
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  • Marshall in Hastings's Diet.
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  • Godwine appears to have had seven sons, three of whom - King Harold, Gyrth and Leofwine - were killed at Hastings; two others, Wulfnoth and ZElfgar, are of little importance; another was Earl Tostig.
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  • The earliest record of its use was in 1775, when it was directed to Warren Hastings.
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  • Moore, Hastings's Diet.
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  • Next year, 1363, he was made a canon of the collegiate church in Hastings Castle on the 3rd of February, and of the royal chapel of St Stephen's, Westminster, then newly founded, or re-founded, on the 21st of April.
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  • The Rohillas are chiefly notable for their association with Warren Hastings, which formed one of the main counts in his impeachment.
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  • The wazir then decided to annex their country, and appealed to Hastings for assistance, which was given in return for a sum of forty lakhs of rupees.
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  • Hastings justified his action on the ground that the Rohillas were a danger to the British as uncovering the flank of Oudh; and while he would never involve the company in an unjust war, neither did he desire an unprofitable one.
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  • The Rohillas were defeated by Colonel Champion in April 1774, and the majority of them fled across the Ganges; but the charges of destroying a nation, brought against Hastings by Burke and Macaulay, were greatly exaggerated.
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  • The government acquired Metcalfe Hall, in order to convert it into a public library and reading-room worthy of the capital of India; and also the country-house of Warren Hastings at Alipur, for the entertainment of Indian princes.
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  • In the previous year, 1772, Warren Hastings had taken under the immediate management of the Company's servants the general administration of Bengal, which had hitherto been left in the hands of the old Mahommedan officials, and had removed the treasury from Murshidabad to Calcutta.
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  • North of Sydney the secondary ports are at the mouths of the Hawkesbury, Manning, Hastings, Macleay, Nambucca, Bellingen, Clarence, Richmond and Tweed rivers.
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  • The Hastings and Manning are both important rivers.
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  • Thus in succession there are the famous white cliffs about Dover, terminating the North Downs, the low coast of Romney Marsh, projecting seaward in Dungeness, the cliffs above Hastings, terminating an offshoot of the Forest Ridges, the low shore between Hastings and Eastbourne, to which succeeds the lofty Beachy Head, terminating the South Downs.
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  • From the middle of this plain the core of Lower Cretaceous sandstones known as the Hastings Beds emerges steeply, and reaches in the centre an elevation of 796 ft.
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  • Serving all the coast stations from Hastings to Portsmouth, with various lines in eastern Surrey and in Sussex.
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  • To Warren Hastings (1772-1785) belongs the glory of consolidating the British power, and converting a military occupation into a stable civil government.
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  • Various articles in Dr Hastings' Bible Dictionary were by Davidson, especially the article "God."
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  • Before this date, however, he had fought at Hastings, and had added large estates in Warwickshire to the Norman fiefs of Beaumont and Pont Audemer, which he received when his father entered the abbey of St Peter at Preaux.
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  • On the I3th of October his host was arrayed on the hill of Senlac, ~ miles from the dukes camp at Hastings.
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  • Next morning (October 14) William marched out from Hastings and attacked the English host, which stood at bay in a solid mass of spear and axemen behind a slight breastwork on the hillside.
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  • In the regions of the South, which had supplied the army that fell at Hastings, at least four-fifths of the soil passed to new masters.
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  • could run over to his continental dominions in a day or two days; Dieppe and Harfleur were close to Portsmouth and Hastings.
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  • had done at Hastings, Wallaces cOlumns broke up, and a dreadful slaughter followed.
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  • For the devices employed against the Scottish schiltrons of pikemen at Dupplin and Halidon, were the same as those which won all the great battles of the Hundred Years Warthe combination of archery, not with cavalry (the old system of Hastings and Falkirk), but with dismounted menat-arms. The nation, meanwhile prosperous, not vexed by overmuch taxation, and proud of its young king, was ready and willing to follow him into any adventure that he might indicate.
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  • The French fleet landed in great war, force in Sussex, burnt Rye and Hastings and routed the shire levies.
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  • Hastings, the Bourchiers, and other of the kings friends were minor patrons of literature.
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  • Suspicions only became rife after Richard had seized and beheaded without any trial, Lord Hastings, the late kings most familiar friend, and had arrested at the same moment the archbishop of York, Morton, bishop of Ely, and Lord Stanley, all persons of unimpeachable loyalty to the house of Edward Pt.
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  • Cowed by the show of armed force, and remembering the fate of Hastings, the two assemblies received the claim with silence which gave consent.
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  • disputing the precise significance of some phrases about the battle of Hastings used by Wace, a Norman poet who wrote nearly a century after the battle.
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  • The six years that followed the great rout of the orthodox Whigs were years of repose for the country, but it was now that Burke engaged in the most laborious and formidable enterprise of his life, the impeachment of Warren Hastings for high crimes and misdemeanours in his government of India.
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  • His proceedings against Hastings had a deeper spring.
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  • The story of Hastings's crimes, as Macaulay says, made the blood of Burke boil in his veins.
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  • He had a native abhorrence of cruelty, of injustice, of disorder, of oppression, of tyranny, and all these things in all their degrees marked Hastings's course in India.
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  • For it endured for fourteen years, and was just as burning and as terrible when Hastings was acquitted in 1795, as in the select committee of 1781 when Hastings's enormities were first revealed.
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  • But neither Sheridan nor Fox was capable of that sustained and overflowing indignation at outraged justice and oppressed humanity, that consuming moral fire, which burst forth again and again from the chief manager of the impeachment, with such scorching might as drove even the cool and intrepid Hastings beyond all self-control, and made him cry out with protests and exclamations like a criminal writhing under the scourge.
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  • Burke's first decisive step against Hastings was a motion for papers in the spring of 1786; the thanks of the House of Commons to the managers of the impeachment were voted in the summer of 1794.
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  • He had never been popular in the House of Commons, and the vehemence, sometimes amounting to fury, which he had shown in the debates on the India Bill, on the regency, on the impeachment of Hastings, had made him unpopular even among men on his own side.
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  • His Report on the Causes of the Duration of Mr Hastings's Trial shows how wide and sound were his views of law reform.
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  • At the close of the session of 1794 the impeachment of Hastings had come to an end, and Burke bade farewell to parliament.
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  • His father, Colonel John De Morgan, was employed in the East India Company's service, and his grand ' father and great-grandfather had served under Warren Hastings.
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  • And although Dr Hastings Rashdall (The Theory of Good and Evil, Oxford, 1907) is not in agreement with Sidgwick's own particular type of hedonistic theory in his own philosophical position, he occupies a point of view somewhat similar to that of Sidgwick's main attitude of Rational Utilitarianism.
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  • About the year of the battle of Hastings was born Ari Fr061 Thorgilsson (1067-1148), one of the blood of Queen Aud, who founded the famous historical school of Iceland, and himself produced its greatest monument in a work which can be compared for value with the English Domesday Book.
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  • Among the subsequent lords were Henry de Beaumont and Alice his wife, Sir Edward Hastings, created Baron Hastings of Loughborough in 1558, Colonel Henry Hastings, created baron in 1645, and the earls of Huntingdon.
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  • Thus in 1 757 it was the first to be taken by Suraj-ud-dowlah, the nawab; and the resident with his assistant (Warren Hastings) were taken as prisoners to Murshidabad.
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  • The first wife of Warren Hastings was buried at Cossimbazar, where her tomb with its inscription still remains.
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  • In the latter year he was sent to Westminster school, where he had Warren Hastings, Impey, Lloyd, Churchill and Colman for schoolfellows.
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  • were for the three cities which in 1900 had a population of at least 8000) in 1900, and 81.7 in 1905; the percentage for these cities being 53.3 in 1900 and 43.5 in 1905 for South Omaha, 29.2 in 1900 and 34.9 in 1905 for Omaha, and 2.1 in 1900 and 3.4 in 1905 for Lincoln; Nebraska City, Fremont, Grand Island, Beatrice, Hastings, Plattsmouth and Kearney were the only other manufacturing centres of any importance.
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  • In 1900 three cities had a population above 25,000 - Omaha, 102,555; Lincoln, 40,169; South Omaha, 26,001 - and seven others had a population between 8000 and 8000 - Beatrice, Grand Island, Nebraska City, Fremont, Hastings, Kearney and York.
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  • Among the private educational institutions of the state are: Nebraska Wesleyan University (1888, Methodist Episcopal), at University Place, a suburb of Lincoln; Union College (1891, Adventist), at College View, suburb of Lincoln; Creighton University (1879, Roman Catholic), at Omaha; York College (1890, United Baptist), at York; Cotner University (1889; legally " The Nebraska Christian University "), at Bethany, a suburb of Lincoln; Grand Island College (1892, Baptist), at Grand Island; Doane College (1872, Congregational), at Crete; Hastings College (1882, Presbyterian), at Hastings; and Bellevue College (1883, Presbyterian), at Bellevue.
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  • sensible batting for the final 6 balls saw Hastings Priory home to a fantastic nail-biting 1 run victory.
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  • Archive for May 7th, 2005 7th May 2005, Saturday honey buzzard - Hastings A honey buzzard flew over Hastings at about 10.30am.
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  • HASTINGS was unloaded the following day and almost derailed herself in the process.
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  • dinosaur footprint at Hastings, UK.
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  • Having then stood empty for a decade, Hastings Hall has now been beautifully restored.
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  • enuresis services in Hastings and Rother Top of Page There are enuresis services across East Sussex, Brighton and Hove.
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  • Feudalism was introduced in England in 1066 following the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest Who was responsible for introducing feudalism was introduced in England in 1066 following the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest Who was responsible for introducing feudalism in England?
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  • The photo shows a dinosaur footprint at Hastings, UK.
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  • Hastings week continues and we had more goings on for you to get involved with.
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  • Odo was present at the Battle of Hastings and is shown on the tapestry holding a mace and rallying troops.
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  • northern shore of the English Channel east up to Hastings, East Sussex.
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  • Richard L got absolutely plastered, while Hastings was just being his normal loud-mouthed self.
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  • pterosaur fossils in Hastings Museum relate to Criorhyncus, meaning ' ram snout ' .
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  • scummy here in the scummiest town in the south coast of England, Hastings.
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  • skid row ' area on Hastings up to an Indian district.
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  • sportswear sponsor of the prestigious Hastings half marathon.
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  • We hammered Hastings at Marston Road only to drop 2 points to a late sucker punch.
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  • As a matter of fact, the book which Macaulay was professing to review describes at length the honourable part consistently taken by Hastings in opposition to the great majority of the council.
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  • The chief-justice was Sir Elijah Impey, already mentioned as a schoolfellow of Hastings at Westminster.
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  • Taking advantage of an ambiguous clause in their commission, the majority of the council (for Barwell uniformly sided with Hastings) forthwith proceeded to pass in review the recent measures of the governorgeneral.
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  • While the strife was at its hottest, Hastings had sent an agent to England with a general authority to place his resignation in the hands of the Company under certain conditions.
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  • But Hastings amply avenged the capitulation of Wargaon by the complete success of his own plan of operations.
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  • Hastings and Francis went joint-bail for imprisoned natives of distinction.
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  • At last, after the dispute between the judges and the executive threatened to become a trial of armed force, Hastings set it at rest by a characteristic stroke of policy.
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  • A second time the genius of Hastings saved the British empire in the east.
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  • Hastings appears to have been not altogether satisfied with the incidents of this expedition, and to have anticipated the censure which it received in England.
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  • The remainder of Hastings's term of office in India was passed in comparative tranquillity, both from internal opposition and foreign war.
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  • To meet the oratory of Burke and Sheridan and Fox, Hastings wrote an elaborate minute with which he wearied the ears of the House for two successive nights, and he subsidized a swarm of pamphleteers.
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  • If the acquisition of the Indian empire can be supported on ethical grounds, Hastings needs no defence.
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  • If Clive's sword conquered the Indian empire, it was the brain of Hastings that planned the system of civil administration, and his genius that saved the empire in its darkest hour.
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  • In his latter years Ivan cultivated friendly relations with England, in the hope of securing some share in the benefits of civilization from the friendship of Queen Elizabeth, one of whose ladies, Mary Hastings, he wished to marry, though his fifth wife, Martha Nagaya, was still alive.
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  • To Hastings were attached the corporate_ members of Pevensey and Seaford, and the non-corporate members of Bulvarhythe, Petit Iham (Yham or Higham), Hydney, Bekesbourn, Northeye and Grenche or Grange; to Romney, Lydd, and Old Romney, Dengemarsh, Orwaldstone, and Bromehill or Promehill; to Dover, Folkestone and Faversham, and Margate, St John's, Goresend (now Birchington), Birchington Wood (now Woodchurch), St Peter's, Kingsdown and Ringwould; to Sandwich, Fordwich and Deal, and Walmer, Ramsgate, Reculver, Stonor (Estanor), Sarre (or Serre) and `Brightlingsea (in Essex).
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  • 15 (E) representing a tradition which may have prevailed in the 8th century B.C. Kautzsch, however, supports it (Hastings's D.B., extra vol.
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  • (See Kautzsch in Hastings's D.B., extra vol., p. 645 foil.) Such was the path of syncretism, and it was fraught with peril to the older and purer faith.
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  • On Hebrew religion in particular: specially full and helpful is Kautzsch's article " Religion of Israel " in Hastings's D.B., extra vol.; Marti's recent Religion des A.T.
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  • At all events she had political importance enough to incur the hostility of Richard of Gloucester, afterwards King Richard III., who accused her of having practised sorcery against him in collusion with the queen and Hastings.
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  • The state institutions consist of state hospitals for the insane at St Peter (1866), at Rochester (1877), established originally as a state inebriate asylum under a law taxing liquor dealers for that purpose, which was subsequently held to be unconstitutional, at Fergus Falls (1887), at Anoka (1900) and at Hastings (1900); the state institute for defectives at Faribault, consisting of the schools for the deaf (1863), blind (1874) and feeble-minded (1879); the state public school for dependent and neglected children at Owatonna (1886); a sanatorium for consumptives at Walker; a hospital for indigent, crippled or deformed children (1907) at St Paul; the state training school for boys near Red Wing; a similar industrial school for girls (established separately in 1907) at Sauk Center; the state reformatory at St Cloud (1887), intermediate between the training school and the state prison, for first offenders between the ages of sixteen and thirty years, in which indeterminate sentences and a parole system are in operation; the state prison at Stillwater (1851), in which there is a parole system and a graded system of diminution of sentence for good conduct, and in which, up to 1895, prisoners were leased under contract (especially to the Minnesota Thresher Company), and since 1895 have been employed in the manufacture of shoes and of binding twine, and in providing for the needs of the prison population; and the state soldiers home occupying fifty-one acres adjoining Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis.
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  • (1898); Driver, article "Habakkuk" in Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible, vol.
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  • (See Marshall in Hastings' Bible Dictionary, i.
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  • The fact of such visionary experience can hardly be questioned: the only difficulty lies in determining to what extent it underlies the revelations of apocalyptic. For a short discussion of this question we might refer to Bousset's Offenbarung Johannis 2, pp. 8 sqq., and Porter's article on Revelation "in Hastings' Bible Dictionary, iv.
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  • SIR PHILIP FRANCIS (1740-1818), English politician and pamphleteer, the supposed author of the Letters of Junius, and the chief antagonist of Warren Hastings, was born in Dublin on the 22nd of October 1740.
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  • A duel was the consequence, in which Francis received a dangerous wound (see Hastings, Warren).
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  • In 1784 Francis was returned by the borough of Yarmouth, Isle of Wight; and although he took an opportunity to disclaim every feeling of personal animosity towards Hastings, this did not prevent him, on the return of the latter in 1785, from doing all in his power to bring forward and support the charges which ultimately led to the impeachment resolutions of 1787.
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  • He was, however, full of vindictiveness, dissimulation and treachery, and there can be little doubt that in his historic conflict with Warren Hastings unworthy personal motives played a leading part.
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  • With bishop Odo, a warrior like himself, he was on the battle-field of Hastings, exhorting the Normans to victory; and at William's coronation it was he who called on them to acclaim their duke as king.
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  • The queen's conduct towards Lady Flora was kind and sisterly from the beginning to the end of this painful business; but the scandal was made public through some indignant letters which the marchioness of Hastings addressed to Lord Melbourne praying for the punishment of her daughter's traducers, and the general opinion was that Lady Flora had been grossly treated at the instigation of some private court enemies.
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  • "Clean and Unclean" in Hastings' Bible Dictionary and in Jewish Encyclopedia, vol.
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  • or sorcery is blasting the happiness of the suppliant (see Hastings's Dict.
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  • (Carrere & Hastings.) 7 wet, Ç tij Photo, L; lag FIG.
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  • 1874), wife of Charles Frederick Abney-Hastings, afterwards Baron Donington; the barony of Hastings, which fell into abeyance, was also revived in 1871 in her favour.
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  • His treatment of Oudh may here be passed over as not being material to the general history of India, while the personal aspects of his rule are discussed in a separate article (see Hastings, Warren).
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  • After the battle of Evesham the rebel forces rallied at the castle, which, after a siege of six months, was surrendered by Henry de Hastings, the governor, on account of the scarceness of food and of the "pestilent disease" which raged there.
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  • After the battle of Hastings Aldred joined the party who sought to bestow the throne upon Edgar the IEtheling, but when these efforts appeared hopeless he was among those who submitted to William the Conqueror at Berkhampstead.
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  • In May 1789 - that memorable month of May in which the states-general marched in impressive array to hear a sermon at the church of Notre Dame at Versailles - a vote of censure had actually been passed on him in the House of Commons for a too severe expression used against Hastings.
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  • State penal and charitable institutions include soldiers' and sailors' homes at Grand Island and Milford, an Institute for the Blind at Nebraska City (1875), an Institute for the Deaf and Dumb at Omaha (1867), an Institute for Feeble Minded Youth at Beatrice (1885), an Industrial School for Juvenile Delinquents (boys) at Kearney (1879), a Girls' Industrial School at Geneva (1881), an Industrial Home at Milford (1887) for unfortunate and homeless girls guilty of a first offence, asylums or hospitals for the insane at Lincoln (1869), Norfolk (1886) and Hastings (1887), an Orthopedic Hospital (1905) for crippled, ruptured and deformed children and a state penitentiary (1867), both at Lincoln.
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  • (See Purves's article, "Pentecost," in Hastings's Diet.
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  • Down here in the scummiest town in the south coast of England, Hastings.
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  • Main St. spans from our ' skid row ' area on Hastings up to an Indian district.
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  • They are a major sponsor and sole sportswear sponsor of the prestigious Hastings half marathon.
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  • It is transcribed verbatim from The Hastings & St Leonards News, 12 November 1851.
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  • Bob Hughes has been played by Don Hastings since 1960.
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  • As the World Turns debuted on CBS in 1952 with actor Don Hastings, Eileen Fulton and Helen Wagner in the roles they would continue to play for more than 50 years.
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  • In 2009, Hastings' veteran character Dr. Bob Hughes began experiencing symptoms related to Alzheimer's, leading fans to wonder whether Wagner who turned 90 in 2008 would be featured more prominently in the storylines.
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  • Pretty Little Liars follows the stories of Aria Montgomery (Lucy Hale), Hanna Marin (Ashley Benson), Emily Fields (Shay Mitchell) and Spencer Hastings (Trojan Bellisario) who were best friends with Alison DiLaurentis (Sashe Pieterse).
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  • Troian Bellisario was cast as Spencer Hastings on ABC Family's televised version of Sara Shepherd's novel series Pretty Little Liars.
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  • After a varied career including a number of independent films, Troian Bellisario was cast as Spencer Hastings on the ABC Family drama Pretty Little Liars.
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  • Spencer Hastings is an overachiever from a family of overachievers.
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  • Although Bellisario has been tremendously active as an actress since she was four years old, playing Spencer Hastings on Pretty Little Liars is her first regular role.
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  • In April 1772 Warren Hastings took his seat as president of the council at Fort William.
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  • All the officers of administration were transferred from Murshidabad to Calcutta, which Hastings boasted at this early date that he would make the first city in Asia.
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  • This reform involved the ruin of many native reputations, and for a second time brought Hastings into collision with the wily Brahman, Nuncomar.
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  • Macaulay imputes this reduction to Hastings as a characteristic act of financial immorality; but in truth it had been expressly enjoined by the court of directors, in a despatch dated six months before he took up office.
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  • Hastings himself always regarded them as incidents in his general scheme of foreign policy.
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  • Warren Hastings, as a deliberate measure of policy, withheld the tribute due to the emperor, and resold Allahabad and Kora to the wazir of Oudh.
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  • After not a little hesitation, Hastings consented to allow the Company's troops to be used to further the ambitious designs of his Oudh ally, in consideration of a sum of money which relieved the ever-pressing wants of the Bengal treasury.
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