At nightfall a sharp lookout was kept, not only on the palisade but from the top of the rajah's house.
To him the rajah spoke quietly, with an amused expression, and the man bowed his head.
Said the rajah, "To do justice to life, one must forget death."
It was the diplomatic Kassim who represented the rajah at the council.
"That sounds a good plan; I have a great desire to try it," said the rajah.
They were gloomy and languid, and told us they had not seen their rajah for five days.
He boldly offered to put down the rebellion if the rajah would make him his general and second to the throne.
So, then, you did not think the rajah's daughter should be a Moor?
Moreover, for reasons known to himself, the rajah was well disposed towards the English.
rajah Hassim here has seen them less than two hours ago, and so has the girl.
also raja, "king or prince in India," 1550s, from Hindi, from Sanskrit rajan "king," related to raj "kingdom, kingship," rajati "he rules," and cognate with Latin rex, Old Irish rig "king" (see regal). Related: Rajput, "member of the ruling caste in northern India" (1590s), from Sanskrit rajaputrah "prince," literally "king's son," from putrah "son, boy" (cf. puerile).