Sentence Examples

  • Captain Hawkins landed at Surat and travelled overland to Agra, passing some time at the court of the Great Mogul.
  • His mother took him to Surat, where he was educated in a mission school, but he never succeeded in gaining an academical degree.
  • In 1802, during one of these wars, Elphinstone passed through Bikanir on his way to Kabul; and the maharaja, Surat Singh (1788-1828), applied to him for British protection, which was, however, refused.
  • In 1815 Surat Singh's tyranny led to a general rising of his thakurs, and in 1816 the maharaja again applied for British protection.
  • He found one of his brothers at Pondicherry, and embarked with him for Surat; but, with a view of exploring the country, he landed at Mahe and proceeded on foot.

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