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" The name of Benares excites deep emotion* in tne breast of every pious Kinaoo, and his constant prayer is, " Holy Kasi ! Would that I could see the eternal city favored of the gods ! Would that I might die on its sacred soil! "
The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 13
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
...by every genuine Hindu; and the name produces in his breast a kind of fascination and charm. " lloly Kasi ! would that I could see the eternal city, favoured...stirs his soul to its inmost depths. As Benares is thp religious centre of India, it is natural that priestly influence should there be exceedingly powerful....
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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
...the country, Benares is regarded with superstitious reverence by every genuine Hindu; and the name produces in his breast a kind of fascination and charm....the gods ! Would that I might die on its sacred soil 1 " Such are his thoughts and aspirations. i There is no other city which so appeals to his sympathies,...
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Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of ..., Part 2

John Russell Young - 1879
...pious Hindoo, and his constant prayer is, " Holy Kasi! Would that I could see the eternal city, favored of the gods! Would that I might die on its sacred soil!" Benares is the city of priests. Its population, notwithstanding Macaulay's estimate, is less than two...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 pages
...pious Hindoo, and his constant prayer is^"Holy Kasi! Would that I could see the eternal city favored of the gods! Would that I might die on its sacred soil!" Benares is a city of priests. Its population is over tw» hundred thousand; of this numoer twenty-five...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 pages
...pious Hinaoo, and his constant prayer is, " Holy Kasi ! Would that I could see the eternal city favored of the gods ! Would that I might die on its sacred soil!" Benares is a city of priest* Its population is over twr hundred thousand; of this numoer twenty-five...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

L. T. Remlap - 1885 - 768 pages
...pious Kinaoo, and his constant prayer is, " Holy Kasi ! Would that I could see the eternal city favored of the gods ! Would that I might die on its sacred soil!" Benares is a city of priests- Its population is over two Hundred thousand; of this numoer twenty-five...
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