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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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How India was Won by England Under Clive and Hastings: With a Chapter of ...

Bourchier Wrey Savile - 1881 - 312 pages
...Benares, a city which in wealth, population, dignity, and sanctity, was among the foremost in Asia. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindus...faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither to die ; for it was believed by the superstitious Hindu that a particularly happy fate awaited those...
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The modern geographical readers, Book 3

Modern geographical readers - 1882
...broad and stately flight 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; and hundreds of devotees came hither every month to die : for it was believed...
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Warren Hastings, ed. by S. Hales

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays], Hastings.) - 1883 - 208 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 5 known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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Cassell's illustrated history of India, Volume 1

James Grant - 1883
...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...innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools md temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known....
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Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1883
...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. Hundreds of devotees came 'hither every month to die : for it was believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should...
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Life and work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877

James Kennedy (missionary.) - 1884
...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...crowds of pious Hindus from every province where the Brahmanical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die, for it was believed...
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Pictorial records of remarkable events in the history of the world

World - 1884
...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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Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1885 - 898 pages
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the hathing-places or syllo(,'bms like those of Chrysippus, was loo preposterous Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 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 of an innumerable multitude of worshipers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 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 of an innumerable multitude of worshipers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical...
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