Moderation & the Indian Raj

British officials in the Indian Raj were frequently tempted by the many opportunities for corruption. During parliamentary hearings (in 1773), Robert Clive was cross-examined on this very issue. "By God, Mr. Chairman," Clive exclaimed at one point, "at this moment I stand astonished at my own moderation."
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