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  • Pitt was now very zealous in defending the interests of his employers against the new East India Company, and in protecting their settlements from the attacks of the natives; in directing the commercial undertakings of the company he also appears to have been very successful.
  • Unsuccessful even in small undertakings he was utterly incapable of great ones; and the two important events of his ~ reign took place, the one against his will, the other 1108).
  • They also founded the university of Erlangen, the undertakings bringing the court to the verge of bankruptcy.
  • But in the execution of these protracted undertakings, the human eye has been, to a large and increasing extent, superseded by the camera.
  • Its standards have also been upheld with varying success in great co-operative undertakings, such as the Dictionary of National Biography, the Cambridge Modern History, and Messrs Longmans Political History of England.

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