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" The schools and temples drew crowds of pious 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 of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 10
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 - 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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Lord Macaulay's Essays ; And, Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 924 pages
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos by concert, from the farthest corners of the earth...plunder provinces which the government could no long die—for it was« believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who should pass from the sacred...
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Life in Asia

Mary Cate Smith - 1897 - 328 pages
...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...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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The World and Its People, Book 6

Larkin Dunton - 1897
...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...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 in Asia

Mary Cate Smith - 1898 - 328 pages
...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...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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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1899 - 191 pages
...footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith was...should pass from the sacred city « into the sacred river.YNor was superstition the only motive which allured strangers to that great metropolis. Commerce...
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Macaulay's Essay on Lord Clive

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1912 - 92 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...believed that a peculiarly happy fate awaited the man who 10 should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. Nor was superstition the only motive which...
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Theme-building

Charles Henshaw Ward - 1920 - 562 pages
...tempJes drew crowds of pious Hindus from every province where the Brahminical faith was known. (6) Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die:...should pass from the sacred city into the sacred river. (7) Nor was superstition the only motive which allured strangers to that great metropolis. (8) Commerce...
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Historical Essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1921 - 501 pages
...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 faith was known. Hundreds of devotees came thither every month to die: for it was believed...
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Tales and Sketches: 1843-1849

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