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" Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of... "
The countries of the world - Page 184
by Robert Brown - 1876
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The American Eclectic, Volume 3

1842
...strangers to that great Metropolis. Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream, lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandize. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...strangers to that great metropolis. Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream, lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandize. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854
...strangers to that great metropolis. Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels...went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of the Petit Trianon; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabres...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...strangers to that great metropolis. Commerce had aa many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels...went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of Versailles ; and in the bazars, the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: History of England

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...strangers to that great metropolis. Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels...went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of Versailles; and, in the bazars, the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of...
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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...strangers to that great metropolis. Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels...went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of Versailles ; and, in the bazars, the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 93

1867
...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...went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. Jamei's and of the Petit Trianon ; and in the bazars, the muelins of Bengal, and the sabres...
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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
...From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of Versailles ; and in the bazaars, the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude were mingled with the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere." l The connexion...
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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
...strangers to that great metropolis. Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandize. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of...
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The Christian Witness and Congregational Magazine, Volume 4

1868
...strangers to that great metropolis. Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All ' along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandize. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of...
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