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" Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die ; for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. "
The countries of the world - Page 184
by Robert Brown - 1876
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 802 pages
...Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die, for it was believed that a peculiarly...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...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die ; for it was believed that a peculiarly...which allured strangers to that great metropolis. Coimncrc-c had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great...
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The modern geographical readers, Book 5

Modern geographical readers - 1882
...multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province ; and hundreds of devotees came hither every month to die...pass from the sacred city into the sacred river."* 7. The Ganges is liable to great variation in depth and width. The melting snows of the Himalayas in...
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Cassell's illustrated history of India, Volume 1

James Grant - 1883
...Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools md temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province...Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise." Many of the...
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Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1883
...haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable abington Macaulay ^Tor was superstition the only motive which allured strangers to that gic;ii metropolis. Commerce had...
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Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1883
...Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die : for it was believed that a peculiarly...metropolis. Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. AH along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise....
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Warren Hastings, ed. by S. Hales

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays], Hastings.) - 1883 - 208 pages
...Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was 5 known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die ; for it was believed that a peculiarly...superstition the only motive which allured strangers to that 10 great metropolis. Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable...
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Pictorial records of remarkable events in the history of the world

World - 1884
...Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die ; for it was believed that a peculiarly...Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of thevenerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms...
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Life and work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877

James Kennedy (missionary.) - 1884
...Hindus from every province where the Brahmanical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die, for it was believed that a peculiarly...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...
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Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1885 - 898 pages
...Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither et of his influence. There was hi his system no tant,...anointing for broken bones, no fine theories de finiAus, shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandise. From the looms...
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