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" There are here a thousand edifices as firm as the faith of the faithful; most of them of marble, besides innumerable temples; nor is it likely this city has attained its present condition but at the expense of many millions of dinars, nor should such... "
The United Service Magazine - Page 77
by Arthur William Alsager Pollock - 1857
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The history of India ... to the accession of the Mogul dynasty

John Clark Marshman - 1836
..."Here are a thousand edifices as firm as the creed of the faithful, most of them of marble, beside innumerable temples ; nor is it likely that this city...attained its present condition but at the expense of many thousand denars; nor could such another be constructed under a period of two centuries." The testimony...
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The History of India, Volume 1

Mountstuart Elphinstone - India - 1841
...from Mahmdd to the Governor of Ghazni: — "Here there are a thousand edifices as firm as the faith of the faithful, most of them of marble, besides innumerable...another be constructed under a period of two centuries." (Briggs's Ferishta, vol. ip 58.) now learned the way into the interior, Mahmud CHAP. in made two subsequent...
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Ledlie's miscellany and journal for the North west

1852
...seduced by their surpassing beauty : — " There are here a thousand edifices, as firm as the faith of the faithful, most of them of marble, besides innumerable temples ; nor is it likely this city has attained to its present condition, but at the cxpence of many millions of deenars, nor...
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A Comprehensive History of India, Civil, Military and Social: From ..., Volume 1

Henry Beveridge - India - 1862
...preserved: — "Here there are a thousand edifices as firm as the faith of the faithful, most of them marble, besides innumerable temples ; nor is it likely...present condition but at the expense of many millions of dinars ; nor could such another be constructed under a period of two centuries."i After leaving Muttra,...
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Essays in History and Art

Robert Hogarth Patterson - Art - 1862 - 526 pages
...here," said that arch-destroyer of Hindoo idols and temples, " 1000 edifices, as finn as the faith of the faithful, most of them of marble ; besides innumerable temples : nor is it likely this city has attained its present condition but at the expense of many millions of dinars; nor could...
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The Conquerors, Warriors, and Statesmen of India: An Historical Narrative of ...

Sir Edward Robert Sullivan - India - 1866 - 432 pages
...Here," says Mahmoud in a letter to his ministers, " there are a thousand edifices as firm as the faith of the faithful, most of them of marble, besides innumerable...attained its present condition, but at the expense of millions of dinars. The treasures of a kingdom expended yearly during two centuries would not suffice...
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India-ancient and Modern: Being a Geographical Description of the ..., Parts 1-2

George Temple - India - 1890
...the following extract has been preserved. ' Here there are a thousand edifices as firm as the faith of the faithful, most of them of marble, besides innumerable...present condition but at the expense of many millions of dinars ; f nor could 0 " No such clemency was shown to Mattra, one of the most celebrated seats of...
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The North-Western Provinces of India: Their History, Ethnology, and ...

William Crooke - Customary law - 1897 - 361 pages
...faith of the faithful, most of them of marble, besides innumerable temples. Nor is it likely that the city has attained its present condition but at the expense of many millions of Dinars. Nor could such another be constructed under a period of two centuries." With such greed and...
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