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" For the sanctity of its inhabitants — of its temples and reservoirs — of its wells and streams — of the very soil that is trodden — of the very air that is breathed — and of everything in it and around it, Benares has been famed for thousands... "
The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 2
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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Calcutta Review, Volume 40

1864
...pre-Vedic periods, there can be no doubt. By reason of some subtle and mysterious charm, this city has linked itself with the religious sympathies of...century of its existence. For the sanctity of its inhabitants, of its temples and tanks, of its wells and streams, of the very soil that is trodden,...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 40

1864
...pre-Vedie, periods, there can be no doubt. By reason of some subtle and mysterious charm, this city has linked itself with the religious sympathies of...every century of its existence. For the sanctity of inhabitants, of its temples and tanks, of its wells and . of the very soil that is trodden, of the...
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From Calcutta to the Snowy Range: Being the Narrative of a Trip Through the ...

W. F. F., Francis Faithful Warden - 1866 - 355 pages
...as a recent writer in the Calcutta Review remarks, " By reason of some subtle and mysterious charm, has linked itself with the religious sympathies of...century of its existence. For the sanctity of its inhabitants, of its temples and tanks, of its wells and streams, of the very soil that is trodden,...
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From Calcutta to the Snowy range. By an old Indian (F.F.W.).

Frederick F. Wyman - 1866
..." By reason of some subtle and mysterious charm, has linked itself with the Hindoo Superstition. 47 religious sympathies of the Hindus through every century of its existence. For the sanctity of its inhabitants, of its temples and tanks, of its wells and streams, of the very soil that is trodden,...
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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
...this people. "When it was first built, and by what prince or patriarch, is altogether unknown. But of its great antiquity, stretching back through the...century of its existence. For the sanctity of its inhabitants — of its temples and reservoirs — of its wells and streams — of the very soil that...
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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
...own writings. Allusions to Benares are exceedingly abundant in ancient Sanskrit literature ; and i perhaps there is no city in all Hindustan more frequently...century of its existence. ^ For the sanctity of its inhabitants — of its '. ': temjjlftS.«rcd:reservoirs — of its wells and streams — of the * •«.••«,,...
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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
...own writings. Allusions to Benares are exceedingly abundant in ancient Sanskrit literature ; and i perhaps there is no city in all Hindustan more frequently...through every century of its existence. For the sanctity o£ its inhabitants — of its temples and reservoirs — of its wells and streams — of the very...
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Remains of Lost Empires: Sketches of the Ruins of Palmyra, Nineveh, Babylon ...

Philip Van Ness Myers - 1875 - 531 pages
...the religious life of Hindustan. " By reason of some subtile and mysterious charm," writes Sherring, "it has linked itself with the religious sympathies...century of its existence. For the sanctity of its inhabitants — of its temples and reservoirs — of its wells and streams — of the very soil that...
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Modern Hinduism: Being an Account of the Religion and Life of the Hindus in ...

William Joseph Wilkins - 1887 - 494 pages
...cannot now be ascertained with anything like certainty. " By some subtle, mysterious charm this city has linked itself with the religious sympathies of...century of its existence. For the sanctity of its inhabitants, of its temples and tombs, of its wells and streams, of the very soil that is trodden,...
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Modern Hinduism: Being an Account of the Religion and Life of the Hindus in ...

William Joseph Wilkins - 1887 - 494 pages
...cannot now be ascertained with anything like certaintyr4-*' By some subtle, mysterious charm this city has linked itself with the religious sympathies of...century of its existence. For the sanctity of its inhabitants, of its temples and tombs, of its wells and streams, of the very soil that is trodden,...
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