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" Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of... "
The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 6
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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Macaulay's Essay on Lord Clive

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1921 - 186 pages
...: the coupon Biblical expression. See Genesis xvi, 10. 1.26. Looms. In Warren Hastings he writes : "From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate...adorned the balls of St. James's and of Versailles. ..." — Warren Hastings, p. 103, 1. 13. P. 60, 1. 4. This idea is thus expanded in Warren Hastings...
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Historical Essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1921 - 501 pages
...All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate...silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of the Petit Trianon: and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabers of Oude were mingled with...
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Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877

James Kennedy - 1993 - 392 pages
...All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. James'*, and of Versailles ; and in the bazars the muslins of Bengal and t'.,e sabres of Oude were...
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Banaras, City of Light

Diana L. Eck - 1999 - 427 pages
...All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate...the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere. H Nineteenth-century visitors to Baņaras were not disappointed in the fabled bazaars described by...
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Sketches of Some Distinguished Anglo-Indians: Including Lord Macaulay's ...

Willaim F. B. Laurie - 1999 - 372 pages
...All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate...silks -that adorned the balls of St. James's and of the Petit Trianon ; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude were mingled with...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 74

1842
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was...silks that adorned the balls of St James's and of the Petit Trianon ; and in the bazars, the muslins of Bengal, and the sabres of Oude, were mingled...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 44

1842
...shores of WARREN HASTINGS. venerable stream, lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate...silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of the Petit Trianon ,• and in the bazars, the muslins of Bengal, and the sabres of Oude, were mingled...
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Warren Hastings: King of the Nabobs

Sir Keith Grahame Feiling, Michael Edwardes - 1976 - 208 pages
...All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate...silks that adorned the balls of St James's and of the Petit Trianon : and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude were mingled with...
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