Rudra; A Romance Of Ancient India (1912)

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byArthur Joseph Westermayr

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXV THE ORACLE FULFILLED Amorapama sat in his cabinet. Maps and charts lay in heaps and spread out before him. His chin sunk on his chest, his eyes were staring unseeing into space. He had been many hours engaged on matters of state. Reports had been received of conditions in distant rajes, the state and spirit of the people had been considered and such reforms as were best suited were decided on. Priests had given full account of the morals of the state and the recommendations had been passed upon, some approved and others rejected as impracticable. The army had been studied and its proper care provided for in wise directions to those entrusted with their execution. Its present state, equipment, arms, recruiting, distribution, strength of posts to hold the aborigines in subjection, all these tedious but important matters the Maharaja had attended to. Thus every detail of his vast responsibilities was brought to his attention, and to each, however minute and seemingly trivial, he gave his best, most conscientious thought. Himself responsible, he must do the work himself and do it well. He wished to leave the raj in such a state that his successor, following the lines laid down, the plans mapped out, the policies defined, would make his reign successful by the maintenance of peace with honor, and the proper exercise by all the people of all their rights.1 To uphold the highest ideal of government engaged his most serious thought, his most constant energy and comprehensive prudence; all of which he bestowed that those he ruled might be well ruled. The arduous labors of the day were done and so he gave his mind release and let it wander to those other things that had to do with them he loved--his son--his daughter--Kavi, and beloved Kalyana on whom h...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXV THE ORACLE FULFILLED Amorapama sat in his cabinet. Maps and charts lay in heaps and spread out before him. His chi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:118 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217985998

ISBN - 13:9780217985994

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