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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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India on the March

Alden Hyde Clark - 1922 - 179 pages
...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindus from every province where the Brahmanical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came hither...pass from th,e sacred city into the sacred river." On the river-bank are the burning funeral pyres, the ashes of which will soon be thrown to "Mother...
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Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877

James Kennedy - 1993 - 392 pages
...Hindus from every province where the BrahirjaTITtal 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. Cpmmerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream lay great fleets...
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Sketches of Some Distinguished Anglo-Indians: Including Lord Macaulay's ...

Willaim F. B. Laurie - 1999 - 372 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...sacred river. Nor was superstition the only motive \vhicu allured strangers to that great metropolis. Commerce had a.> many pilgrims as religion. All...
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Tales and Sketches: 1843-1849

Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Ollive Mabbott, Eleanor D. Kewer - 2000 - 1451 pages
...and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province . . . Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die — for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man t Some other parallels are mentioned in the endnotes. This source has been independently noticed...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 74

1842
...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...Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion. All along the shores of the venerable stream, lay great fleets of vessels laden with rich merchandize. From the looms...
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Warren Hastings: King of the Nabobs

Michael Edwardes - 1976 - 208 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...awaited the man who should pass from the sacred city 30 into the sacred river. Nor was superstition the only motive which allured strangers to that great...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 44

1842
...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 from1 the sacred city into the sacred river. Nor was superstition the only ntotive which allured strangers...
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