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" 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 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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Vizier Ali Khan; Or, The Massacre of Benares: a Chapter in British Indian ...

John Francis Davis - 1871 - 98 pages
...broad and stately flights of steps, which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers.* The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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A practical introduction to English composition on a new plan

John Daniel Morell - 1873
...which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn everyday by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. . . . Commerce had as many pilgrims...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1873
...flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Granges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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The countries of the world, Volume 5; Volume 79

Robert Brown - 1876
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerahle multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every...
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The Sunday Magazine for Family Reading, Volume 1

1878
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Lrahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came hither...
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Cassell's Illustrated History of India, Volume 1

James Grant - 1879 - 588 pages
...flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, fere worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came hither...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...broad and stately nights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing -places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 802 pages
...broad and stately nights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 803 pages
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps...worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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