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" Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity was among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines and minarets and balconies... "
The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 5
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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The American Eclectic, Volume 3

1842
...nor were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity and sanctity,...was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and balconies,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...nor were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity,...was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and balconies,...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...nor were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. It was commonly believed that balf a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth...
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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...nor were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity,...was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and balconies,...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...nor were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity,...was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and balconies,...
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The Living Age, Volume 93

1867
...nor were the resources of hie fruitful mind by any means exhausted. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity,...was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and balconies,...
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The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times

Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
...youth. For picturesqueness and grandeur, no sight in all the world can well surpass that ofBenares as seen from the river Ganges. Macaulay's graphic...was commonly believed that half a million of human beings 2 was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, 1 See Appendix...
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The Christian Witness and Congregational Magazine, Volume 4

1868
...Benares. Macaulay's graphic description of her appearance towards the close of the last century is applicable to her present state. He speaks of her...population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. It was commonly believed that half-a-million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth...
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OUR ORIENTAL MISSIONS, VOLUME I

EDWARD THOMSON - 1870
...his " Warren Hastings " is still correct, only that he puts the population too high. He says it is "a city which, in wealth, population, dignity, and...was commonly believed that half a million of human beings were crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and balconies,...
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Vizier Ali Khan; Or, The Massacre of Benares: a Chapter in British Indian ...

John Francis Davis - 1871 - 98 pages
...of their frequent ablutions. Mr. Macaulay has given the following graphic description of ' Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity,...was commonly believed that half a million of human beings * The compact in question was in reality a general treaty for furnishing a force to protect...
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