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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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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1893 - 235 pages
...were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means 10 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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Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 923 pages
...were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. . His first design was on Benares, n a great measure to be attributed to the influence...evidently did not consider the revolution which Socrates and balconies, and carved oriels, to which the sacred apes clung by hundreds. The traveller could scarcely...
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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1896 - 235 pages
...were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means 10 exhausted. His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost of Asia. J It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty...
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The World and Its People, Book 6

Larkin Dunton - 1897
...given us this beautiful description of Benares : " His [Warren Hastings'] 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 traveler could scarcely...
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Life in Asia

Mary Cate Smith - 1897 - 328 pages
...given us this beautiful description of Benares: "His [Warren Hastings'] 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 traveler could scarcely...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1897
...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,...Asia. It was commonly believed that half a million of numan beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 9

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1898
...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 in Asia

Mary Cate Smith - 1898 - 328 pages
...given us this beautiful description of Benares : " His [Warren Hastings'] 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 traveler could scarcely...
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Across India at the Dawn of the 20th Century

Lucy Evangeline Guinness, Lucy E. Guinness-Kumm - 1898 - 260 pages
...Chapter XIX THE FOCUS OF HEATHENISM IN INDIA It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings 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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Critical and Historical Essays, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1900
...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,...among the foremost of Asia. It was commonly believed thiit half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines,...
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