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" Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines and minarets and balconies and carved oriels, to which the sacred apes clung by hundreds. The traveller could scarcely... "
The countries of the world - Page 184
by Robert Brown - 1876
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The American Eclectic, Volume 3

1842
...sanctity, was among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathingplaces along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...sanctity, was among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 5-6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...and balconies, and carved oriels, to which the apes clung by hundreds. The travel'er coula Karcely make his way through the press of holy mendicants...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: History of England

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...sanctity, was among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 93

1867
...sanctity, was among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of...
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The Christian Witness and Congregational Magazine, Volume 4

1868
...sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. It was commonly believed that half-a-million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich...Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindus from every...
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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
...thousand, and perhaps more, while the population of the surrounding villages is exceedingly dense. and balconies, and carved oriels, to which the sacred...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of...
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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
...villages is exceedingly dense. and balconies, and carved oriels, to which the sacred apes clung hy hundreds. The traveller could scarcely make his way...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of...
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Vizier Ali Khan; Or, The Massacre of Benares: a Chapter in British Indian ...

John Francis Davis - 1871 - 98 pages
...question was in reality a general treaty for furnishing a force to protect him agaiiist all enemies. was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1873
...sanctity, was among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Granges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of...
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