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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 Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 3
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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Vizier Ali Khan; Or, The Massacre of Benares: a Chapter in British Indian ...

John Francis Davis - 1871 - 98 pages
...of their frequent ablutions. Mr. Macaulay has given the following graphic description of ' Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity,...commonly believed that half a million of human beings * The compact in question was in reality a general treaty for furnishing a force to protect him agaiiist...
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A practical introduction to English composition on a new plan

John Daniel Morell - 1873
...Macaulay of the kind of detail that arises from great knowledge : — "His first design was on Benares, a city which, in wealth, population, dignity, and...of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and balconies, and carved oriels, to which the sacred apes clung by hundreds. The traveller could scarce...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1873
...nor were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity,...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...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1874
...was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that o labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and balconies, and carved oriels, to...
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The countries of the world, Volume 5; Volume 79

Robert Brown - 1876
...It was commonly believed," writes the famous historian, " that half a million of human beings were 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...
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The Sunday Magazine for Family Reading, Volume 1

1878
...his essay on Warren Hastings, is, for the most part, applicable to its present state. He speaks of it as " a city, which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity was among the foremost in Asia. It was commonly believed that halfa million human beings were crowded into that labyrinth...
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Around the World with General Grant, Volume 2

John Russell Young - 1879
...sanctity was among the foremost in Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million human beings were 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 traveler could scarcely...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...nor were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity...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...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million...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...
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Doctor Indoctus: Strictures on Professor John Nichol, of Glasgow: With ...

Fitzedward Hall - 1880 - 63 pages
...remains of their chief." Ibid,, Vol. iii., p. 267. That which follows we may scruple to approve : " It was commonly believed that half a million of human...was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys," &c. Hid., Vol. iii., pp. 288; 289. Again we quote Lord Macaulay, History, Ch. v. : " The foot were...
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