Narrative of the British Mission to Theodore, King of Abyssinia: With Notices of the Countries Traversed from Massowah, Through the Soodân, the Amhâra, and Back to Annesley Bay, from Mágdala, Том 1
J. Murray, 1869
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Стр. 287 - His faith is signal ; without Christ, he says, I am nothing ; if he has destined me to purify and reform this distracted kingdom, with His aid who shall stay me ; nay, sometimes he is on the point of not caring for human assistance at all, and this is one reason why he will not seek with much avidity for assistance from or alliance with Europe.
Стр. 288 - ... and the king drills them in person. In the common soldiers he has effected a great reform, by paying them, and ordering them to purchase their food, but in no way to harass and plunder the peasant as before ; the peasantry he is gradually accustoming to live quiet under the village judge, and to look no more to military rule. As regards commerce, he has put an end to a number of vexatious exactions, and has ordered that duties shall be levied only at three places in his dominions. All these matters...
Стр. 287 - When aroused his wrath is terrible, and all tremble ; but at all moments he possesses a perfect self-command. Indefatigable in business, he takes little repose night or day ; his ideas and language are clear and precise ; hesitation is not known to him ; and he has neither councillors nor go-betweens. He is fond of splendour, and receives in state even on a campaign. He is unsparing in punishment — very necessary to restrain disorder, and to restore order in such a wilderness as Abyssinia. He...
Стр. 288 - ... purchase their food, but in no way to harass and plunder the peasant as before ; the peasantry he is gradually accustoming to live quiet under the village judge, and to look no more to military rule. As regards commerce, he has put an end to a number of vexatious exactions, and has ordered that duties shall be levied only at three places in his dominions. All these matters cannot yet be perfected, but he intends also to disarm the people, and to establish a regular standing army, armed with muskets...
Стр. 267 - From God's slave and His created being, the son of David, the son of Solomon, the King of kings, Theodorus. To her whom God has exalted above all people, the Defender of the Christian Faith, the Protector of the poor and oppressed, the Queen of England, Victoria.
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Стр. 286 - ... first, his son with proposals, and, subsequently, the Aboona ; the latter was reinstated in his dignity at Gondar, and a peace was made between the chiefs. Dejajmatch Kasai then pursued Birro Goscho even to the Galla provinces, where he had assembled a large force, defeated and took him prisoner. He was now strong in guns and troops, and on his return camped in the province of "Waggera, from whence he declared war against Oobeay, reproaching him with his falsehood, which was proved, in having...