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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. Nor was superstition the only motive which allured strangers to that great... "
The countries of the world - Page 184
by Robert Brown - 1876
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The American Eclectic, Volume 3

1842
...haunts to the bathingplaces along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples...Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die — for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples...Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die—for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 5-6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples...Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die : fcr it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited tin man who should...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drevr crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundred* of devotees came thither every month to die : fcr it was believed that a peculiarly happy...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: History of England

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples...Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die: for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should...
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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...haunts to the bathing-places along the Granges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples...Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die : for it was believed that a peculiarly happy late awaited the man who should...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 93

1867
...haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples...Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die — for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who...
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The Christian Witness and Congregational Magazine, Volume 4

1868
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindus from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die : for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should...
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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
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindus from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die; for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should...
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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
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindus from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die ; for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should...
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