Statements Respecting the East-India College, with an Appeal to Facts, in Refutation of the Charges Lately Brought Against It, in the Court of Proprie

Statements Respecting the East-India College, with an Appeal to Facts, in Refutation of the Charges Lately Brought Against It, in the Court of Proprie

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ... the main question, whether the good effects which may be presumed to result from the establishment in England have practically been perceived and acknowledged by competent judges in India? To this question an answer may be decidedly given in the affirmative. The young men who arrive at the Calcutta college from the college in England are not examined respecting their progress in general knowledge. On this point, therefore, there can be no specific testimony. But with regard to general conduct and character, and such a knowledge of the Oriental languages as greatly to abridge the period of study at Calcutta, the testimony is most explicit, and from the highest authority. In 1810, Lord Minto, after having noticed particularly a certain number of students who had greatly distinguished themselves, adds, q It is with peculiar qpleasure that I do a further justice to the Hertford qcollege, by remarking, that the official reports qand returns of our college will shew the students qwho have been translated from Hertford to Fort qWilliam to stand honourably distinguished for reqgular attendance, --for obedience to the statutes qand discipline of the college, --for orderly and qdecorous demeanour, --for moderation in expense, qand consequently in the amount of their debt;--qand, in a word, for those decencies of conduct qwhich denote men well born, and characters well qtrained. I make this observation with the more qsatisfaction, as I entertain an earnest wish to find qit proved that the preliminary tuition and general qinstruction afforded to the succeeding generations qof the Company's servants at Hertford will be qfound of more extensive (I should be disposed...This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition.


Title:Statements Respecting the East-India College, with an Appeal to Facts, in Refutation of the Charges Lately Brought Against It, in the Court of Proprie
Author: Thomas Robert Malthus
Publisher:Rarebooksclub.com - 2013-09
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