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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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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 3

1889
...the inquiry of a select committee. He was examined and cross-examined more like a sheepstealer tlian the Baron, of Plassey. Indignation at treatment so...country' (21st May 1773). Sickness, opium, mental depression — on 22d November 1774 Clive died by his own hand. He ia buried in the church of Moretón...
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Macaulay's Essay on Lord Clive

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1889 - 147 pages
...(enumerated) had been obtained by Lord Clive on the establishment of Meer Jaffier ; and that Lord Clive did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country." P. 123, 1. 15. *Lally. An Irish officer in the service of France. Governor of Pondicherry, 1756. Executed...
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Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 3

1890
...a slieepstealer than the Baron of Plassey. Indignation at treatment so unmerited found vent at Fast in the exclamation : ' By heaven, Mr Chairman, at...country' (21st May 1773). Sickness, opium, mental depression — on 22d November 1774 Clive died by his own hand. He is buried in the church of Moreton...
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Lord Clive

Sir Charles William Wilson - 1890 - 221 pages
...rejected without a division. At last, about five in the morning, Wedderburn moved "That Robert Lord Clive did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country," and his motion was carried unanimously. Clive was now secure in the enjoyment of his wealth and honours....
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The Graphic History of the British Empire

William Francis Collier, Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1891 - 803 pages
...he had been guilty of certain irregularities, but added to its resolution "That Robert, Lord Clive, did, at the same time, render great and meritorious services to his country." Though thus actually acquitted, the stain cast on his good name preyed on his mind and drove him to...
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Lord Clive

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1891 - 149 pages
...(enumerated) had been obtained by Lord Clive on the establishment of Meer Jaffier ; and that Lord Clive did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country." He is not censured for receiving the sums, though no doubt censure was implied. P. 93, 1. 33. Jenklnson....
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Chambers' Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 3

1891
...back to encounter a storm of obloquy. The energy with which he had cleansed that Augean stable hail raised up a host of influential enemies, who employed...country' (21st May 1773). Sickness, opium, mental depression — on 22d November 1774 Clive died by his own hand. He is buried in the church of Mofeton...
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Great Britain and Ireland: 1689-1887

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1892 - 320 pages
...he had been guilty of certain irregularities, but added to its Resolution "That Robert, Lord Clive, did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country." Though he was actually acquitted, the stain cast on his good name preyed on his mind, and drove him...
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Sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

Israel Smith Clare - 1893
...himself the House of Commons, in memory of his great exploits, unanimously voted "that Robert Lord Clive did at the same time render great and meritorious services to his country." But although Clive was acquitted of the charge of misrule and oppression, this searching Parliamentary...
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Lord Clive

George Bruce Malleson - 1893 - 229 pages
...passed the following resolution, which consummated the defeat of Burgoyne : ' That Robert, Lord Cliye, did, at the same time, render great and meritorious services to his country.' On this conclusion to the violent attacks on Clive, Lord Stanhope, well versed in Parliamentary procedure,...
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