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The Library Magazine of Select Foreign Literature

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1883
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,025 / 209 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44.5
LoC Category: LJ
Downloads: 367
Added to site: 2011.08.26 30656
Genre: Periodical

era, who, whilst he has been equalled by few in the extent of his dominions, may claim superiority over nearly every king that ever lived, from his tender-hearted regard for the interests of his people, and from the wide principles of toleration which he inculcated.

Horace Wilson, who may be safely cited as the most calm and judicious oriental scholar of our times, asserts that there is nothing to shock probability in supposing that the Hindu dynasties, of whom we trace vestiges, were spread through twelve centuries anterior to the war of the Mahabharat.[2] This leads us back to dates about 2600 years B.C. We have, therefore, the astounding period of over four thousand years during which to glean facts relating to the Hindu race and their capacity for government, such as may form foundation for conclusions as to the future. The characteristics which have most impressed themselves on my mind after such study of Indian records as I have been able to bestow are, first, the very early appearance of solici



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