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India Through the Stereoscope: A Journey Through Hindustan (Classic Reprint)
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Agra Amritsar ancient Aryan bamboo bank bathing beautiful believe Benares bheesti boats body Bombay Brahman bridge Buddhist building burning Calcutta called capital Cashmere Darjeeling Delhi distance dred Durbar east eastward elephants elevation English European fakirs famous fifty five Ganges gate gateway ghat guide book Hill Himalayas Hindu Hinduism holy howdah hundred feet hundred miles India Jains Jeypore Jhelum Jutogh Kali looking magnificent Maharajah marble Mogul Mohammedan mosque Mount Abu mountain native northwest oriental palace Parsees plains portion prayer priests princes Punjab railway Rajabai Tower range reach religion river road sacred seen Shiva shrine side Sikhs Simla Singh snake square Srinagar stand station stereographs stone street structure Sutlej suttee tain tank temple thousand feet tiger tion tonga TOUR—Giving 100 positions Tower Tower of Silence traveler trees Underwood patent maps wall women wonderful wood worship
Page 28 - Unspeakable who sit'st above these heavens, To us invisible, or dimly seen In these Thy lowest works, yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Page 208 - to the perpetual memory of the great company of Christian people, chiefly women and children, who near this spot were cruelly massacred by the followers of the rebel Nana, and cast, the living with the dead, into the well below, on the 15th day of July, 1857.
Page 79 - The Vale of Cashmere, With its roses the brightest that earth ever gave, Its temples and grottoes, and fountains as clear As the love-lighted eyes that hang over their wave.
Page 87 - sunset when warm o'er the lake Its splendor at parting a summer eve throws, Like a bride full of blushes when lingering to take A last look at her mirror, at night ere she goes.
Page 341 - In the beginning there arose the Golden Child. He was the one born Lord of all that is. He established the earth and sky. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice? He who gives life, he who gives strength ; whose
Page 350 - Vasco da Gama, a nobleman of your household, has visited my kingdom, and has given me great pleasure. In my kingdom there is abundance of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, pepper and precious stones. What I seek from your country is gold, silver, coral and scarlet.
Page 36 - what room is there for regret? "The earth is perishable ; the ocean, the gods themselves, pass away ; how should not that bubble, mortal man, meet destruction? "All that is low must finally perish ; all that is high must ultimately fall ; all compound bodies must end in dissolution, and life is concluded with death. "Unwillingly do the
Page 372 - :—"Be earnest, be thoughtful, be holy. Keep steadfast, watch over your own hearts. He who holds fast to the law and discipline, and faints not, shall cross the ocean of life, and make an end of sorrow. . . . The world is fast bound in fetters. I now give