But as between Clive and Surajah Dowlah, the rule of the former was infinitely better.
Surajah Dowlah was little changed from when I had last seen him.
The miserable Surajah Dowlah was no match for Clive in the cabinet, any more than in the field.
Surajah Dowlah raised his head and looked at me in some surprise.
This lucky accident put an end to the campaign, the whole country at once submitting to Surajah Dowlah.
Surajah Dowlah fled; Meer Jaffier was placed upon the throne.
No doubt he had acquired influence with Surajah Dowlah by flattering his superiority to the English.
And now men began to tell each other fearful stories of Surajah Dowlah and his career.
This man had played an important part in all the revolutions which, since the time of Surajah Dowlah, had taken place in Bengal.
Whether Surajah Dowlah suspected my designs, and took particular measures for baffling them, I cannot say.