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" When Babylon was struggling with Nineveh for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Borne had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia, or Cyrus had added lustre to the Persian monarchy, or... "
The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 3
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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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
...for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Eome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia,...Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem, and the inhabitants of Juda3a had been carried into captivity, she had already risen to greatness, if not to glory. Nay, she...
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The countries of the world, Volume 5; Volume 79

Robert Brown - 1876
...was growing in strength, before Home had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia, or Cyrus added lustre to the Persian monarchy, or Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem, and the inhabitants of Judam had been carried into captivity, she had already risen to greatness, if not to glory. Nay, she...
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The Sunday Magazine, Volume 7

1877
...for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia,...inhabitants of Judaea had been carried into captivity, Benares had risen to greatness, if not to glory. Not only is the city remarkable for its venerable...
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The Sunday Magazine for Family Reading, Volume 1

1878
...for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia,...Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem, and the inhabitants of Judœa had been carried into captivity, Benares had risen to greatness, if not to glory. Not only is...
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Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of ..., Part 2

John Russell Young - 1879
...another writer says, " Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was gaining in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia, or Cyrus had added to the Persian monarchy, or Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem." The name of Benares excites deep...
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From Hong-Kong to the Himalayas: Or, Three Thousand Miles Through India

Edward Warren Clark - 1880 - 368 pages
...supremacy ; when Tyre was planting her colonies ; when Athens was growing in strength ; before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia,...Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem, and the inhabitants of Judea had been carried into captivity, she had already risen to greatness, if not to glory." The total...
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East by West: A Journey in the Recess, Volume 2

Sir Henry William Lucy - 1885
...Athens was growing in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia, or Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem, and the...inhabitants of Judaea had been carried into captivity, — Benares had risen to greatness, if not to glory. Nay, she may have heard of the fame of Solomon,...
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East by West: A Journey in the Recess, Volume 2

Sir Henry William Lucy - 1885
...Athens was growing in strength, before Home had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia, or Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem, and the...inhabitants of Judaea had been carried into captivity, — Benares had risen to greatness, if not to glory. Nay, she may have heard of the fame of Solomon,...
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Soldiering in India

Robert George Hobbes - 1893
...for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia,...Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem and the inhabitants of Jerusalem had been carried into captivity, she had already risen to greatness, if not to glory. Nay,...
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The Californian, Volume 3

1893
...for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia, or Cyrus had added luster to the Persian monarchy, or Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem, and the inhabitants had been...
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