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" ... and the government for its tribute. The wealth of a province or village is measured by the extent and fertility of its land, its facilities for rice irrigation, and the number of its buffaloes. "
A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the Various ... - Page 75
by John Ramsay McCulloch - 1842
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 31

1819 - 654 pages
...his wages, the soldier for his pay, the magistrate for his salary, the priest for his stipend, ar.d the government for its tribute. The wealth of a province...extent and fertility of its land, its facilities for ripe irrigation, and Che number of its buffaloes. ' ' The soil of Java, though in many parts much neglected,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 17

English literature - 1817 - 592 pages
...looks immediately for his wages, the soldier for his pay, the magistrate for his salary, the priest for his stipend, and the government for its tribute....rice irrigation, and the number of its buffaloes.' This number in the provinces under the British government, containing about half the population, or...
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Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its ..., Volume 4

Asia - 1817 - 696 pages
...looks immediately for his wages, the soldier for his pay, the magistrate for 'his salary, the priest for his .stipend, and the government for its tribute....rice irrigation, and the number of its buffaloes. It appears from official documents, not liable to much error, that such are the agricultural habits...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 17

English literature - 1817 - 610 pages
...looks immediately for his wages, the soldier for his pay, the magistrate for his salary, the priest for his stipend, and the government for its tribute....rice irrigation, and the number of its buffaloes.' This number in the provinces under the British government, containing about half the population, or...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 11

English literature - 1818 - 594 pages
...priest for his stipend ( or jakat ), and the government for its tribute. The wealth ot a province or a village is measured by the extent and fertility of its land, its facilities for rice cultivation, and the number of its buffaloes. When government wishes to raise supplies from a particular...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 14; Volume 32

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1820 - 636 pages
...looks immediately for his wages, the soldier for his pay, the magistrate for his salary, the priest for his stipend, and the government for its tribute....measured by the extent and fertility of its land, its facilitics for rice irrigation, and the number of its buffaloes. When government wishes to raise supplies...
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Anti-slavery Monthly Reporter, Volume 2

Zachary Macaulay - Antislavery movements - 1829 - 518 pages
...looks immediately for his wages, the soldier for his pay, the magistrate for his salary, the priest for his stipend, and the Government for its tribute. The wealth of a province or village is measured" (not by its slaves, though it is a tropical island, but) " by the extent and fertility of its land,...
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The History of Java, Volume 1

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles - Java (Indonesia) - 1830 - 622 pages
...wages, the soldier for his pay, the magistrate for his salary, the priest for his stipend (or jdkat), and the government for its tribute. The wealth of...rice irrigation, and the number of its buffaloes. When government wishes to raise supplies from particular districts, it does not enquire how many rupees...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical, Political, and ...

James Bell - Geography - 1831 - 778 pages
...inhabitants. Agriculture is the principal employment of the Javanese ; indeed they are a nation of husbandmen. The wealth of a province or village is measured by...and fertility of its land, — its facilities for rice-irrigation, — and the number of its buffaloes. Though the Chinese in a great measure monopolize...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 17

1817 - 626 pages
...looks immediately for his wages, the soldier for his pay, the magistrate for his salary, the priest for his stipend, and the government for its tribute....rice irrigation, and the number of its buffaloes.' This number in the provinces under the British government, containing about half the population, or...
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