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" Generally speaking, the description of one Indian city, is a description of all ; they being all built on one plan, with exceeding narrow, confined, and crooked streets ; with an incredible number of reservoirs and ponds, and a great many gardens, interspersed.... "
Memoir of a Map of Hindoostan: Or, The Mogul Empire: with an Introduction ... - Page 58
by James Rennell - 1793 - 479 pages
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Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States ..., Volume 2

John Pinkerton - 1804
...minutes north ; and the longitude eighty-eight degrees twenty-eight minutes east from Greenwich. " Generally speaking, the description of one Indian...being all built on one plan, with exceeding narrow, conftned, and crooked streets ; with an incredible number of reservoirs and ponds, and a great many...
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The Oriental Voyager: Or, Descriptive Sketches and Cursory Remarks, on a ...

James Johnson - 1807 - 388 pages
...to the village of Cossipour, four miles and a half. The breadth, in many parts, is" inconsiderable : generally speaking, the description of one Indian...is a description of all ; they being all built on the same plan, wiih very narrow, "confined, and crooked streets ; an incredible number of reservoirs...
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A Geographical and Historical View of the World: Exhibiting a ..., Volume 5

John Bigland - 1811
...appropriate remark of M. Rennell, which will serve to give a general idea of the cities of tliis country. " Generally speaking, the description of one Indian...incredible number of reservoirs and ponds, and a great many gardef" interspersed. A few of the streets are paved with brick. The houses are variously built, some...
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Brookes's General Gazetteer Improved: Or, A New and Compendious Geographical ...

Richard Brookes - 1812 - 769 pages
...Indian city is a description of all; being all built on one plan, with very natrow and crooked streets ; an incredible number of reservoirs and ponds, and...great many gardens interspersed. A few of the streets re paved with brick. The houses are variously built : some of brick, others with mud, and a greater...
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A Compendious and Complete System of Modern Geography: Or, A View of the ...

Jedidiah Morse - 1814 - 670 pages
...all the British possessions in Hindostan, is Calcutta. Lat. 22 33 N. Ion. 83 28 E. from Greenwich. " Generally speaking, the description of one Indian...description of all ; they being all built on one plan, with very narrow> confined, and crooked streets ; an incredible number of reservoirs and ponds, and a great...
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A Grammar of General Geography: For the Use of Schools and Young Persons ...

Sir Richard Phillips - 1821 - 192 pages
...— Generally speaking, one Indian city is a description of all ; being all built with exceedingly narrow, confined, and crooked, streets; with an incredible...and ponds, and a great many gardens interspersed. — In Calcutta, the quarter inhabited by the English is composed entirely of brick buildings, many...
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The Missionary Gazetteer: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical Account ...

Charles Williams - 1828 - 491 pages
...the W. point of Fort William, up the river, ahout 6m.; the hreadth, in many parts, is inconsiderahle. Generally speaking, the description of one Indian city is a description of all ; heing all huilt on one plan, with very narrow and crooked streets, interspersed with numerous reservoirs,...
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The Missionary Gazetteer: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical Account ...

Bela Bates Edwards - 1832 - 431 pages
...of Fort William, up the river, about 6 m. ; the breadth, in many parts, is inconsiderable. Generallv speaking, the description of one Indian city is a description of all ; being all built on one plan, with very narrow and crooked streets, interspersed with numerous reservoirs,...
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A universal gazetteer; or, Geographical dictionary of the world

George Thomas Landmann - 1840
...the w. point of Fort William, up the river, about 6 m ; the breadth in many parts is inconsiderable. Generally speaking, the description of one Indian city is a description of nil; being all built on one plan, with very narrow and crooked streets, interspersed with numerous...
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Rural Repository, Volumes 20-21

1843
...the west point of FortWilliam.uptheriver.aboutGmilos. The breadth, in many parts, is inconsiderable. Generally speaking, the description of one Indian city is a description of all ; being all built on one plan, with very narrow and crooked streets, interspersed with numerous reservoirs,...
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