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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 Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1868
...broad and stately flights of steps, which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathingplaces along the Ganges, were worn every day by the footsteps...crowds of pious Hindus from every province where the Brahminicol faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die ; for it was believed...
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Literary Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1913 - 702 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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Theme-building

Charles Henshaw Ward - 1920 - 562 pages
...The broad and stately nights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathingplaces along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshipers. (5) The schools and tempJes drew crowds of pious Hindus from every province where the Brahminical...
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Historical Essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1921 - 501 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 Hindus from every province where the Brahmanical...
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Sketches of Some Distinguished Anglo-Indians: Including Lord Macaulay's ...

Willaim F. B. Laurie - 1999 - 372 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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Tales and Sketches: 1843-1849

Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Ollive Mabbott, Eleanor D. Kewer - 2000 - 1451 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 . . . Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die — for it was...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 44

1842
...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 Edinburgh Review, Volume 74

1842
...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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Warren Hastings: King of the Nabobs

Sir Keith Grahame Feiling, Michael Edwardes - 1976 - 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 of an innumerable multitude of 45 worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the...
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