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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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Macaulay's Essay on Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1907 - 227 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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Macaulay's Essays on Clive and Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1910 - 268 pages
...were the resources of his fruitful mind 30 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 traveler could scarcely...
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Macaulay's Essays on Clive and Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1910 - 268 pages
...Benares, a city which in wealth, pop" ulation, dignity, and sanctity was among the foremost of Asia. j It was commonly believed that half a million of human...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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Essays on Clive and Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1911
...were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. 30 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 traveler could scarcely...
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Essay on Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1911
...were the resources of his fruitful mind by any means 15 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 20 labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines, and minarets, and balconies, and carved oriels, to...
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Macaulay's Essay on Lord Clive

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1912 - 92 pages
...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 traveler could scarcely...
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Macaulay's Essay on Lord Clive

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1912 - 92 pages
...the resources 30 of his fruitful mind by any means exhausted. 111. His first design 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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Literary Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1913 - 702 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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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1868
...Benares. Hocaulay's graphic description of her appearance towards the close of the last century is applicable to her present state. He speaks of her...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 labyriuth...
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Theme-building

Charles Henshaw Ward - 1920 - 562 pages
...if my companion had not rescued her. 1. Benares and Its Rajah (1) His first design was on Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost of Asia. (2) It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings were crowded into that labyrinth of...
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