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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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Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban, Band 3

William Forbes Skene - 1890
...laws, would have received an answer something similar to the indignant reply of the old Afghaun : ' We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, 1 Essay on the Nature and Actions goingunderthenameof Elves, Fairies, of the Subterranean Invisible...
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The World's Inhabitants, Or Mankind, Animals, and Plants: Being a Popular ...

George Thomas Bettany - 1888 - 949 Seiten
...the whole, however, we cannot express a high opinion of the Afghans. An old man 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." Sir H. Edwardes says, " Nothing is finer than their physique,...
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The Teeming Millions of the East: Being a Popular Account of the Inhabitants ...

George Thomas Bettany - 1889 - 371 Seiten
...the whole, however, we cannot express a high opinion of the Afghans. An old man 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." Sir H. Edwardes says, " Nothing is finer than their physique,...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and ..., Band 1

1890
...old man to Elphinstone, who had urged the advantages of quiet »nd 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 Mahommed Khan were estimated...
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Miscellaneous Literary, Scientific, and Historical Notes ..., Bände 9-10

1892
...Bertram and Rinaldo 1 What quotations include these names ? BRA, Providence, RI 5. What countryman 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 " ? Miss EP 6. What ancient writer said, " So exquisite is the...
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Miscellaneous Notes and Queries, Bände 9-10

1892
...and Rinaldo 1 What quotations include these names ? BRA, Providence, RI 5. What countryman 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 " ? Miss EP 6. What ancient writer said, " So exquisite is the...
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Mountstuart Elphinstone

James Sutherland Cotton - 1892 - 222 Seiten
...sometimes misinterpreted — for they refer, not to a foreign invader, but to a domestic despot : ' We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood ; but we will never be content with a master.' Apart from continual rivalries between Durani clansmen and...
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Mountstuart Elphinstone: And the Making of Southwestern India

James Sutherland Cotton - 1896 - 222 Seiten
...sometimes misinterpreted — for they refer, not to a foreign invader, but to a domestic despot : ' We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood ; but we will never be content with a master.' Apart from continual rivalries between Durani clansmen and...
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Sketches of Rulers of India ...

George Devereux Oswell - 1908
...record the remark of an Afghan chief to Elphinstone on the characteristics of the people generally : ' 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 British Government has ever shown great patience in dealing...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India ...

1842
...secure life, under a powerful monarch, to the discord, the alarms, the blood, which they owed to the present system. The old man replied with great warmth,...content with alarms, we are content with blood; but we will never be content with a master.' " — Vol. 1, p. 231. That was Mr. Elphinstone's description...
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