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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 4
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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A Handbook for Travellers in India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon

1924
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Macaulay: Prose and Poetry

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay, George Malcolm Young - 1952 - 864 pages
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Prose and Poetry

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1952 - 864 pages
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A Handbook for Travellers in India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon

John Murray (Firm) - 1919
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Banaras: City of Light

Diana L. Eck - 1982 - 427 pages
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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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Textile Arts of India

Kokyo Hatanaka, Zahid Sardar - 1996 - 344 pages
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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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