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The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 6
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was...known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die—for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should pass from the sacred...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was...devotees came thither every month to die — for it was bejieved that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should pass from the sacred city into the...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 5-6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was...Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die : fcr it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited tin man who should pass from the sacred...
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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was...die : for it was believed that a peculiarly happy late awaited the man who should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. Nor was superstition...
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The countries of the world, Volume 5; Volume 79

Robert Brown - 1876
...footsteps of an innumerahle multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came hither every month to die : for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should...
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Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of ..., Part 2

John Russell Young - 1879
...multitude of worshipers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from VISIT TO THE TEMPLR. every province where the Brahminical faith was known....believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who il 104 should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. Nor was superstition the only motive...
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How India was Won by England Under Clive and Hastings: With a Chapter of ...

Bourchier Wrey Savile - 1881 - 312 pages
...Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindus...faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither to die ; for it was believed by the superstitious Hindu that a particularly happy fate awaited those...
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Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1883
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came 'hither every month to die : for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 pages
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshipers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was...to die, for it was believed that a peculiarly happy faie awaited the man who should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. Nor was superstition...
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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1886 - 183 pages
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was...believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the mail who should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. Nor was superstition the only motive...
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