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" ... and an expression of sympathy with these holy mourners, would sufficiently comfort them, and give them an ostensible reason for returning to their usual employment. Accordingly, all the British functionaries went to the principal ghat, expressed their... "
The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 188
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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The Modern Traveller: A Popular Description, Geographical ..., Volume 3

Josiah Conder - 1828
...returning to their usual employment. Accordingly, all the British functionaries went to the principal ghat, expressed their sorrow for the distress in which they...in which they had no share, and which they had done their utmost to prevent or to avenge. This prevailed, and after much bitter weeping, it was resolved...
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Narrative of a journey through the upper provinces of India, from Calcutta ...

Reginald Heber (bp. of Calcutta.) - 1828 - 631 pages
...returning to their usual employment. Accordingly all the British functionaries went to the principal ghat, expressed their sorrow for the distress in which they...in which they had no share, and which they had done their utmost to prevent or avenge. This prevailed, and after much bitter weeping, it was resolved that...
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Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India: From ..., Volume 1

Reginald Heber - 1828
...functionaries went to the principal ghat, expressed their sorrow for the distress in which SITTINO DHURNA. 279 they saw them, but reasoned with them on the absurdity...in which they had no share, and which they had done their utmost to prevent or avenge. This prevailed, and after much bitter weeping, it was resolved that...
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Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India, from ..., Volume 1

Reginald Heber - 1829
...returning to their usual employment. Accordingly all the British functionaries went to the principal ghat, expressed their sorrow for the distress in which they...themselves for an act in which they had no share, 286 ' SITTING DHURNA. and which they had done their utmost to prevent or avengfe. This prevailed, and...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 4

James Bell - 1836
...all the British functionaries went to the principal ghaut, expressed their sorrow for the distress iu which they saw them, but reasoned with them on the...in which they had no share, and which they had done their utmost to prevent or to avenge. This prevailed, and after much bitter weeping, it was resolved...
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Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India, from ..., Volume 1

Reginald Heber - 1856
...returning to their usual employment. Accordingly all the British functionaries went to the principal ghat, expressed their sorrow for the distress in which they saw them, but reasoned with them on the ab- i surdity of punishing themselves for an act in which they had no share, and which they had done...
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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
...had taken a cow, and killed it on one of the holiest ghats, and mingled its blood with the sacred 13 water of the Ganga. This act of double sacrilege was...and, after much bitter weeping, it was resolved that l Ganga was Ganga still,' and that a succession of costly offerings from the laity of Benares,—the...
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Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India from Calcutta to ...

Reginald Heber - 1995 - 450 pages
...returning to their usual employment. Accordingly all the British functionaries went to the principal ghat, expressed their sorrow for the distress in which they...but reasoned with them on the absurdity of punishing themseves for an act in which they had no share, and which they had done their utmost to prevent or...
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