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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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The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times

Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
...number of pilgrims annually visiting the city, moreover, is very large, being one hundred and fifty or two hundred thousand, and perhaps more, while the...the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere." 1 The connexion of Benares with the religious history of one half the human race, inhabiting the countries...
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The Christian Witness and Congregational Magazine, Volume 4

1868
...broad and stately flights of steps, which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps...the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere." * In the opinion of the people, every part of the city is holy — so holy, that whoever dies there,...
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OUR ORIENTAL MISSIONS, VOLUME I

EDWARD THOMSON - 1870
...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 bazaars, the muslins of Bengal and the sabers of Oude were mingled...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1871
...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...balls of St. James's and of Versailles ; and, in the bazars, the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude were mingled with the jewels of Golconda and the...
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Vizier Ali Khan; Or, The Massacre of Benares: a Chapter in British Indian ...

John Francis Davis - 1871 - 98 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 * Appendix A. Petit Trianon ; and in the bazaars, the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude...
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A practical introduction to English composition on a new plan

John Daniel Morell - 1873
...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 halls of St. James's and of the Petit Trianon ; and in the bazaars, the muslins of Bengal and the sabres...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1873
...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...balls of St. James's and of Versailles ; and, in the bazars, the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude were mingled with the jewels of Golconda and the...
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The countries of the world, Volume 5; Volume 79

Robert Brown - 1876
...All along the shore 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 halls of St. James and of Versailles ; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the satins of Oude...
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A Visit to Japan, China, and India

Sir Robert Nicholas Fowler (bart.) - 1877 - 294 pages
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1877 - 850 pages
...delicate silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of Versailles; and in the bazars, the mnslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude were mingled with...the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere. This rich capital, and the surrounding tract, had long been under the immediate rule of a Hindoo prince,...
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