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S\98 পরিশিষ্ট। Patna-you ask our assistance-Can we with the least degree of prudence march with you, and lea our enemies behind ns You will be then too far to support us, and we shall be unable to defe ourselves. Think what can be done in this situatio I see but one way. Let us take Chandernagore, and secure ourselves against any apprehensions from

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s i that quarter, and then we will assist you with every man in our power, and go with you even to f if you will. Have we sworn reciprocally, tha“ arregar friends and the enemies of the one should be." ded as such by the other ? And will not C. a od th avenger of perjury punish us, if we do not ful. oaths ? Wht can I say more ? Let me reques ές favour of your speedy answer. You tell me the van of the King of Delhi's army is advancing towards these provinces, and 7that you are going towards Patna to meet them; in consequence of which you ask me to be your friend, and give you assistance. Have we not already sworn a friendship P Put it but in my power to assist you, by yielding to my request, and you shall find I will support you to the utmost of my ability. Believe me, and most assuredly you will not be deceived. If you doubt me, look back into all my dealings towards you, and judge from them I este em you now to be such a friend to my nation, that I think it would be doing injustice to your good inclination towards me to keep any occurrence from