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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 Poverty Problem in India: Being a Dissertation on the Causes and ...

Prithwis Chandra Ray - 1895 - 342 pages
...(nightingale's eyes), mitrgala (peacock's neck), and shikargah (the hunting grounds). Macaulay has recorded that 'from the looms of Benares went forth the most delicate...silks that adorned the balls of St. James's and of the Petit Trianon.' But ever since Europe began to manufacture silk on her own account and export a...
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Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 923 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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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - 1895 - 552 pages
...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 the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere." • There is thus no lack...
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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1896 - 235 pages
...along the shores of 30 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 World and Its People, Book 6

Larkin Dunton - 1897
...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...Versailles; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabers of Oude were mingled with the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere." Though this was...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1897
...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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Life in Asia

Mary Cate Smith - 1897 - 328 pages
...a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. balls of St. James's and of Versailles ; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabers of Oude were mingled with the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere." Though this was...
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Life in Asia

Mary Cate Smith - 1898 - 328 pages
...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...; and in the bazaars the muslins of Bengal and the sabers of Oude were mingled with the jewels of Golconda and the shawls of Cashmere." Though this was...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 9

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1898
...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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Critical and Historical Essays, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1900
...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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