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  • They have been spoonfed lies and distortions about the British Empire, so that they bleat about how ashamed they are of it, forgetting that for all its faults it gave parliamentary democracy to the world (or tried to), and abolished excesses such as suttee and thuggee.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The Lady, her kid, and lots of action with local politics and the rise and antics of a thug or thuggee type cult of assassins and their death goddess worship.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Dreams of Steel - Glen Cook

  • When thuggee and suttee were abolished in India the British authorities shouldered the responsibility for eliminating those horrors and for administering the lands in question.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Does John Footman, when he asks permission to go and spend the evening with some friends, pass his time in thuggee; waylay and strangle an old gentleman, or two; let himself into your house, with the house-key of course, and appear as usual with the shaving-water when you ring your bell in the morning?

    Roundabout Papers

  • Forced to rely on her other senses, the blinded heroine makes short work of the transparent thuggee, ultimately running him through with her blind man's cane.

    The Warslayer

  • It is by the orders of Bowani herself; for I have wronged her, and she is angry and has loudly proclaimed to me that thuggee is ended -- that her protection is for ever withdrawn from me and my fellows, because, O misery, we have grievously offended her.

    Tales of Destiny

  • I need only mention such enormities as _thuggee_, _sattee_, infant murder, etc., all of which were thriving even a hundred years ago, but which are now things of the past.

    India, Its Life and Thought

  • He said that Forster, one of our first-class writers, had told him that the most characteristic speech was not reported, and mentioned the heads -- as, the slave-trade being of the same nature as thuggee, garrotting; the tribute

    The Personal Life of David Livingstone

  • Does John Footman, when he asks permission to go and spend the evening with some friends, pass his time in thuggee; waylay and strangle an old gentleman, or two; let himself into your house, with the house-key of course, and appear as usual with the shaving-water when you ring your bell in the morning?

    Roundabout Papers

  • View It » there's nothing to applaud. they can set up any number of currencies, but if they don't have the faith and support of solvent gov'ts, the only ones they are kidding are themselves. go to google and look up the first sucre. see how that did. how you can spin this move by Chavez and his socialist thuggee into your standard leftish antiamericanism is astounding.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

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