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

L. T. Remlap - 1885 - 768 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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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1886 - 183 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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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

L. T. Remlap - 1885 - 772 pages
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshipers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was...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
...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 pioua Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came...
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Historical Essays of Macaulay: William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, Lord Clive ...

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

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 924 pages
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-placts H I J K L Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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Historical Essays of Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 394 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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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - 1892 - 552 pages
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these fwHrmiug haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The tvi u ,ant! templcs drew crowds of pious Hindoos IVoni every province where tne Hi ahminical faitli...
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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1893 - 235 pages
...broad and stately nights of steps which descended from these swarming 20 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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Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 923 pages
...broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places rests. This system, which was introduced by Mr Pitt...opposition of Mr Burke, we conceive to be on the Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither...
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