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" India were in 1772 made the subject of animadversion in parliament, and next year matter for the inquiry of a select committee. He was examined and cross-examined more like a sheepstealer than the Baron of Plassey. "
CHAMBER'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE - Page 286
1901
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History of England: From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of ..., Volume 7

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1854
...the House agreed almost unanimously to some words which Wedderburn moved: " That Robert Lord Clive did at the same time render " great and meritorious services to his country." Such a vote might perhaps be deemed almost a verdict of acquittal. Certainly, at least, it showed a...
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History of England: From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of ..., Volume 7

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1854
...the House agreed almost unanimously to some words which Wedderburn moved : " That Robert Lord Clive did at the same time render " great and meritorious services to his country." Such a vote might perhaps be deemed almost a verdict of acquittal. Certainly, at least, it showed a...
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The History of the British Settlements in India

1855 - 414 pages
...Clive, Baron of Plassey, did possess himself of the sum of 234,000Z. English money, and that Lord Clive did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country." The hero of Plassey had triumphed over his malignant and ungenerous foes, but the excitement proved...
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Entertaining Biography, from Chamber's Repository

1855
...denomination of a private donation, which sums were of the value of L.230,000 ; and that Lord Clive did, at the same time, render great and meritorious services to his country.' During the remainder of the session of parliament, Lord Clive remained in town at his princely mansion...
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The rise of our Indian empire, the history of British India, extr. from Lord ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1858
...the House agreed almost unanimously to some words which Wedderburn moved : " That Robert Lord Clive did at the same time render " great and meritorious services to his country." Such a vote might perhaps be deemed almost a verdict of acquittal. Certainly, at least, it showed a...
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The Rise of Our Indian Empire: Being the History of British India from Its ...

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1858 - 173 pages
...the House agreed almost unanimously to some words which Wedderburn moved : " That Robert Lord Clive did at the same time render " great and meritorious services to his country." Such a vote might perhaps be deemed almost a verdict of acquittal. Certainly, at least, it showed a...
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The Student's Hume: A History of England from the Earliest Times to the ...

David Hume - 1859 - 789 pages
...motion of Wedderburn, it was unanimously added to the resolutions carried, " that Robert, Lord Clive, did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country." But the taunts to which he had been subjected had sunk deep into his mind ; he was accustomed to complain...
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the monthly packet of evening readings

JOHN AND CHARLES MOZLEY - 1864
...without a division. About five in the morning, a motion was finally made, ' that Robert Lord Clive did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country;' which passed unanimously. The ignoble charges, the constant threats, the protracted examinations, to...
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Epoch men, and the results of their lives

Samuel Neil - 1865 - 312 pages
...every criminating expression was expunged, and it was declared that though Clive had enriched himself, he "did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country." Having conquered in this matter, Clive took no part in the subsequent proceedings, which resulted in...
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History of England for young students

Charles John Smith - 1867
...the resolution of censure it was appended, on the motion of Mr. Wedderburn, " that Robert Lord Clive did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country." But his spirit never recovered from the imputation which had been cast upon him ; and for the second...
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