Placing the care of everything in the hands of the dewan during his temporary absence, he set forth on his wanderings.
If the dewan sent to ask her about anything her heart beat with fear.
There were once a Raja and his dewan who had each one son, and the two boys were great friends.
By this lucky chance the dewan earned his reward from the Raja.
Thou wilt see this one, for he is ever with the dewan, who has ordered that thou goest to him before seeing the Rajah.
It is the business of all, from the ryots to the dewan, to conceal and deceive.
He hated but he feared the white men, and he had not implicit faith in the dewan's talk of their speedy overthrow.
October came, and a new dewan was formed with delegates from Alexandria and other towns as members.
Soon after, the dewan sent word to the mistress that the estate was going to ruin.
In the palmy days of the Mogul empire, every province was governed by two officials, the Nawab and the dewan.