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" We all feel pity sometimes, but the goor of the Tuponee changes our nature. It would change the nature of a horse. Let any man once taste of that goor, and he will be a Thug though he know all the trades and have all the wealth in the world. "
Life in India - Page 153
by Caleb Wright - 1854 - 304 pages
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Illustrations of the History and Practices of the Thugs: And Notices of Some ...

Edward Thornton - Criminals - 1837 - 475 pages
...drew from the same person the exclamation, " We all feel pity sometimes, but the goor of the Tuponee changes our nature : it would change the nature of a horse. Let any man once taste of the goor, and he will be a Thug, though he knew all the trades and had all the wealth in the world....
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 64

1837
...'Feringeea. — "We all feel pity sometimes," observed a Thug leader, "but the sugar of the Tuponee sacrifice changes our nature. It would change the nature of a horse. Let any man once taste of th.it sugar, and he will be a Thug though he know all the trades and have all the wealth in the world....
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India ...

Asia - 1838
...ferocious features, one of the party replied : " We all feel pity sometimes ; but the goor of the Tapoonee changes our nature ; it would change the nature of a horse. Let any nian once taste of that goor, and he will be a Thug, though he knew all the trades and have all the...
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The Thugs Or Phansigars of India: Comprising a History of the Rise ..., Volume 1

Sir William Henry Sleeman - Thugs - 1839 - 227 pages
...any other means of gaining it. Feringeea. — We all feel pity sometimes, but the goorof the T uponee changes our nature. It would change the nature of...mother's family was opulent, her relations high in ollice. I have been high in office myself, and became so great a favourite wherever I went that I was...
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Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions, Volume 1

Charles Mackay - Common fallacies - 1841
...whether he never felt pity ; the man replied, " We all feel pity sometimes ; but the goor of the Tuponee changes our nature ; it would change the nature of...trades and have all the wealth in the world. I never was in want of food ; my mother's family was opulent, and her relations high in office. I have been...
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Tara, the Suttee: An Indian Drama in Five Acts

Charles James C. Davidson - English drama - 1851 - 178 pages
...consecrated." Feringeea to Major Sleeman: "We all feel pity sometimes, but the goor of the tuponee changes our nature: it would change the nature of...taste of that goor, and he will be a thug, though he knew all the trades, and had all the wealth in the world. I never wanted food: my mother's family was...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 2

Theology - 1853
...murder. " We all feel pity sometimes," said one of them in his confessions, " but the guor of the Tuponee changes our nature; it would change the nature of a horse. Let any man taste of that guor, and he will be a Thug, though he knows all the trades. and have all the wealth...
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A Popular Account of the Thugs and Dacoits: The Hereditary Garotters and ...

James Hutton - Crime - 1857 - 173 pages
...change the nature of a horse. Let any man once taste of that goor, and he will be a Thug, though he knew all the trades and have all the wealth in the world....in office : I have been high in office myself, and become so great a favourite wherever I went, that I was sure of promotion ; yet I was always miserable...
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A Popular Account of the Thugs and Dacoits: The Hereditary Garotters and ...

James Hutton - Crime - 1857 - 173 pages
...feel pity sometimes, but the goor (consecrated coarse sugar) of the Tapoonee, (feast after a murder), changes our nature. It would change the nature of...taste of that goor, and he will be a Thug, though he knew all the trades and have all the wealth in the world. I never wanted food ; my mother's family...
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Missionary anecdotes

William Adamson - Missionaries - 1896 - 404 pages
...giving his evidence before the English magistrate, said, " We all feel pity sometimes, but this goor changes our nature. It would change the nature of...taste of that goor, and he will be a Thug, though he knew all the trades, and have all the wealth in the world. I never wanted food, my mother's family...
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