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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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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 803 pages
...represents it, as we saw it to-day. " Benares," says Macaulay, in his essay on Warren Hastings, " was a city which,- in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million human beings were crowded into that labyrinth...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 802 pages
...represents it, as we saw it to-day. "Benares," says Macaulay, in his essay on Warren Hastings, " was a city which, in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million human beings were crowded into that labyrinth...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 802 pages
...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 traveller could scarcely...
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How India was Won by England Under Clive and Hastings: With a Chapter of ...

Bourchier Wrey Savile - 1881 - 312 pages
...Hastings' first design, in order to procure means for carrying on the war in the Carnatic, was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindus from every province where the Brahminical...
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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - 1881 - 548 pages
...wealth, population, iligjiity, and sanctity, was among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly l*Ht vpd that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth "f lofty alleys, ri';h with shrines, and minarets, and baleonies, and carved oricls to which the sacred...
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The modern geographical readers, Book 3

Modern geographical readers - 1882
...Governor-General, has been thus described : " It was commonly believed 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 cling by hundreds. The traveller could scarcely...
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Warren Hastings, ed. by S. Hales

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays], Hastings.) - 1883 - 208 pages
...any means exhausted. CHAPTER XVII. THE DOUBLE GOVERNMENTS IN INDIA. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity,...among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believed 20 that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines,...
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Pictorial records of remarkable events in the history of the world

World - 1884
...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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Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877

James Kennedy - 1884 - 392 pages
...description is therefore not that of an eye-witness. " The first design of Warren Hastings 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 labyrinth...
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Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1885 - 898 pages
...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, was among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly belisved that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich...
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