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" We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we will never be content with a master. "
The Fortnightly - Seite 308
1870
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Afghanistan: In Relation to Past Conquests of India

William Arthur - 1879 - 16 Seiten
...descanted on the blessings of security under a strong government. The old man replied with warmth : " We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we will never be content with a master."f Our first attempt, about forty years ago, to impose upon...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Band 38

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1879
...could be reached. The latter were well described by one of their own chiefs, when he told Elphinstone, "We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we will never be content with a master." The interval had been spent in attempts to conciliate the...
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The New Englander, Band 2

1879
...could be reached. The latter were well described by one of their own chiefs, when he told Elphinstone, "We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we will never be content with a master." The interval had been spent in attempts to conciliate the...
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Far off; or, Asia described

Favell Lee Mortimer - 1879 - 615 Seiten
...few days before. He loves nothing so much as freedom. An Afghan once said to an English general, ' We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood ; but we will never be content with a master.' A British army was sent to Afghanistan in 1838, to force the...
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The Annual Register, Band 121

Edmund Burke - 1880
...realising the frank sincerity of the profession of faith once made by an old native to Elphinstone : " We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood ; but we will never be content with a master " — a remark which he may have had in mind when he summed...
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Annual Register

1880
...realising the frank sincerity of the profession of faith once made by an old native to Elphinstone : " We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood ; but we will never be content with a master " — a remark which he may have had in mind when he summed...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Band 42

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1880
...largely from him. " All Afghans are equal." " We are content," said a leading chief to Elphinstone, " with discord ; we are content with alarms ; we are content with blood ; but we will never be content with a master." " In India every movement originates with the Government or...
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Life of Lord Lawrence, Band 1

Reginald Bosworth Smith - 1883 - 654 Seiten
...of a foreign invasion. ' We are content,' so said an old Afghan chief to Mountstuart Elphinstonc, ' with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood ; but we will never be content with a master.' There was seated on the throne of Cabul, in the year 1837,...
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The Imperial Gazetteer of India, Band 1

Sir William Wilson Hunter - 1885
...old man to Elphinstone, who had urged the advantages of quiet and security under a strong king : ' We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we will never be content with a master.' Revenues. — The revenues of Dost Muhammad Khdn were estimated...
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Geographical reading books, ed. by F.W. Rudler, Bücher 7

Longmans, Green and co - 1886
...answer to some one who had been pointing out the advantages of a settled administration, he said, ' We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood; but we will never be content with a master.' Belucliistuu, on the south-eastern corner of Irania, is inhabited...
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