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" Can't you guess ?" " No. What is it ?" "That is the famous Taj Mahal. That is the building that defies the most graphic pen in the world to do justice to its grandeur and its transcendent beauty. Bulwer, in the Lady of Lyons, has a passage which sometimes... "
Wanderings in India: And Other Sketches of Life in Hindostan - Page 176
by John Lang - 1861 - 415 pages
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Wanderings in India: and other sketches of life in Hindostan

John Lang - 1859
...surgical examination. Meanwhile the old man's effects were scrupulously collected and put under seal. V We were now only twenty-six miles from Agra, the capital...with birds. But how far short must any description of such a place fall ! How far distant do you suppose we are from that building ?" " About two miles."...
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From the Hebrides to the Himalayas, Volume 2

Constance Frederica Gordon- Cumming - 1876
...BENARES To face 829 FROM THE HEBRIDES TO THE HIMALAYAS. CHAPTER I. AGRA. — A CHAPTER OF SUPERLAT.VES. " A palace lifting to eternal summer Its marble halls, from out a glossy bower Of coolest foliage, musical with birds." "WE were speaking some time ago of the relative...
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In the Himalayas and on the Indian Plains

Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming - Himalaya Mountains - 1884 - 608 pages
...England, found our way back to the Residency and the Bailie Guard ? Pi o < < a < a CHAPTER VI. AGRA. " A palace lifting to eternal summer Its marble halls from out a glossy bower Of coolest foliage, musical with birds." History — An Ideal Tomb of pure White Marble—...
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India (two lectures) The Passion play

John Lawson Stoddard - Asia - 1897
...enameled walls and jeweled towers, I thought the scene a perfect illustration of the well known lines: "A palace lifting to eternal summer Its marble halls from out a glossy bower Of coolest foliage, musical with birds." (II O '< w w •J '< W _ O E5 O & O In Agra as...
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India (two lectures) The passion play

John Lawson Stoddard - Europe - 1897
...enameled walls and jeweled towers, I thought the scene a perfect illustration of the well known lines: "A palace lifting to eternal summer Its marble halls from out a glossy bower Of coolest foliage, musical with birds." 202 ы 8 а ы 3 [к ЬО а. о PÍ О 205 In...
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The Brochure Series of Architectural Illustration, Volume 9

Architecture - 1903
...of an avenue, which stretches, broad and straight, away from his feet for nearly nine hundred yards, the Taj: " A palace lifting to eternal summer, " Its marble halls from out a glossy bower " Of coolest foliage, musical with birds." It stands on a raised platform) faced with...
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