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" 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 city into the sacred river. "
The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 4
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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The American Eclectic, Volume 3

1842
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathingplaces along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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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 and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...broad Ğml stately flights of steps which descended from these s\yarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps...multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drevr crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundred* of...
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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: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Granges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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The Living Age, Volume 93

1867
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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OUR ORIENTAL MISSIONS, VOLUME I

EDWARD THOMSON - 1870
...broad and stately flights 4^f steps which descended from these swarming haunts, and the bathing places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshipers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1871
...broad and stately nights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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