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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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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 pages
...which it represents it, as 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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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

L. T. Remlap - 1885 - 768 pages
...which it represents it, as 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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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 pages
...which it represents it, as 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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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1886 - 183 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,...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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Historical Essays of Macaulay: William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, Lord Clive ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 394 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,...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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Historical Essays of Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 394 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,...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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Lord Macaulay's Essays ; And, Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 924 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...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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Macaulay's Essay on Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 303 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...half a million of human beings was crowded into that 5 labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets,1 and balconies, and carved oriels,2 to...
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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - 1892 - 552 pages
...His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was amnng the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believed that...of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and bnVonies, and carved oriels to which the sacred apes clung by hundreds. The traveller could scarce...
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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - 1892 - 552 pages
...The description of Benares is a fair specimen of his manner : — " His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believe.! that linl!' a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth ot lofty alleys, rich...
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