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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 Sunday Magazine for Family Reading, Volume 1

1878
...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." Benares, like Athens in the days of St. Paul, is a city wholly given to idolatry. For the sanctity...
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Short History of the Dominion of Canada, from 1500 to 1878: With the ...

Charles Richard Tuttle - 1878 - 666 pages
...Besides the costly offerings of religion, commerce had enriched this favored city. ' In its bazaar the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude were...the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere.' Warren Hastings was in need of money. His was the hand by which miyht made riyltt, and, in defiance...
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Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of ..., Part 2

John Russell Young - 1879
...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 halls of St. James and Versailles ; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabers of Oude...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...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. This rich capital and the surrounding tract had long been under the immediate rule of a Hindoo prince...
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General U. S. Grant's Tour Around the World: Embracing His Speeches ...

L. T. Remlap - 1880 - 437 pages
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 803 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 halls of St. James and Versailles ; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 802 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 halls of St. James and Versailles ; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude...
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Plain Living and High Thinking; Or, Practical Self-culture: Moral, Mental ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1880 - 360 pages
...concrete terms rather than of general and abstract. Macaulay supplies us with a good example : — " 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 sabres of Oude...
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A Manual of English Prose Literature..

William Minto - 1881 - 548 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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How India was Won by England Under Clive and Hastings: With a Chapter of ...

Bourchier Wrey Savile - 1881 - 312 pages
...All along the shores of the mighty Ganges lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the courts of St. James and Versailles; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabres of Oude...
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