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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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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

L. T. Remlap - 1885 - 768 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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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 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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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 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 happy faie awaited the man who should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. Nor was superstition...
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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1886 - 183 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 happy fate awaited the mail who should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. Nor was superstition the only motive...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

L. T. Remlap - 1885 - 772 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 happy fate went forth the most delicate silks that adorned the halls of St. James and Verseilles; and in the bazaars...
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Warren Hastings : an Essay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay, Graeme Mercer Adam, George Dickson - 1890 - 125 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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Historical Essays of Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 394 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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Historical Essays of Macaulay: William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, Lord Clive ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 394 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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Lord Macaulay's Essays ; And, Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 924 pages
...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...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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Macaulay's Essay on Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 303 pages
...postponed. Say, then : " Thither every month came hundreds of devotees to die ; for it was believed that the man who should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river was secure of a peculiarly happy fate. Crowds of pious Hindoos were attracted to the schools and temples...
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