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Handbook of the Panjab, Western Rajputana, Kashmir, and Upper Sindh
Edward B Eastwick,John Murray
No preview available - 2015
Handbook of the Panjab, Western Rajputana, Kashmir, and Upper Sindh (1883)
Edward B. Eastwick
No preview available - 2008
A.D. Built Afghans Ajmir Akbar Amritsar ancient arches ascend Atak Bagh bangla bank beautiful Bhopal Bhusawal brick and lime bridge British Built of brick called cantonment carved cavalry cemetery centre Chhatri church court crossed Cunningham Dihli district dome Emperor English garden gate gateway Gujarat guns Guru height hill Hindu Hindu temple HOTEL India Indus inscription Jahangir Jhilam Kabul Kabul river Kandahar Kangra Kashmir Khan killed Lahor lake Maharaja Malwa masonry miles Mosque mountain Muhammad Multan Muslim building Muslim style Name and Locality palace Panjab Pass Peshawar pillars Quetta Railway Rajputs Ranjit reign river road rock Rohri roof rooms round route ruins sandstone Sarai Shah Jahan Shir Shrinagar shrine side Sikhs Sindhi Singh Sinh stage station stone stream stupa tank Taxila Tomb of Shah tower town traveller trees valley village visitor wall white marble
Page 256 - When the shrines through the foliage are gleaming half shown, And each hallows the hour by some rites of its own. Here the music of prayer from a minaret swells, Here the Magian his urn, full of perfume, is swinging, And here, at the altar, a zone of sweet bells Round the waist of some fair Indian dancer is ringing.
Page 24 - Improvements, combines with moderate charges all necessary means for the accommodation and comfort of Families and Tourists. The splendid Table d'Hôte and Coffee Room, Reading Rooms, Ladies...
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Page 256 - WHO has not heard of the Vale of Cashmere, With its roses the brightest that earth ever gave, Its temples, and grottos, and fountains as clear As the love-lighted eyes that hang over their wave?
Page 128 - Delhi and Ajmir are probably unrivalled. Nothing in Cairo or in Persia is so exquisite in detail, and nothing in Spain or Syria can approach them for beauty of surface-decoration.
Page 212 - On that memorable night the English were hardly masters of the ground on which they stood ; they had no reserve at hand, while the enemy had fallen back upon a second army, and could renew the fight with increased numbers.
Page 167 - Simla is of peculiar beauty ; it presents a series of magnificent views, embracing on the S. the Umballa Plains with the Sabathu and Kasauli Hills in the foreground, and the massive block of the Chor, a little to the E. ; while just below the spectator's feet a series of huge ravines lead down into the deep valleys which score the mountain sides. Northwards the eye wanders over a network of confused chains, rising range above range, and crowned in the distance by a crescent of snowy peaks standing...
Page 212 - December, the last remnants of the Sikhs were driven from their camp; but as the day advanced, the second wing of their army approached in battle-array, and the wearied and famished English saw before them a desperate, and perhaps, useless struggle.