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  • "I, who am not conversant in Indian terms, understand something a little analogous to a fine paid upon the renewal of a lease, such as is paid in this or any other European country." -- Speech of the Rt. Hon. C.J. Fox, 7 June 1790, in Speeches of the Managers and Counsel in the Trial of Warren Hastings, Vol. 2, E.A. Bond, ed. London. Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts, p. 356.

    January 4, 2013