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  • An even more complete and minutely detailed view of the sacrificial system is no doubt obtained from the ceremonial manuals, the Kalpa-sutras; but it is just by the speculative discussions of the Brahmanasthe mystic significance and symbolical colouring with which they invest single rites - that we gain a real insight into the nature and gradual development of this truly stupendous system of ritual worship.
  • It is doubtful whether even the genius of Valdemar would have proved equal to such a stupendous task.
  • Deyverdun: from the garden a rich scenery of meadows and vineyards descends to the Leman Lake, and the prospect far beyond the lake is crowned by the stupendous mountains of Savoy."
  • His colonizing system was exposed to very severe criticism, yet it is impossible not to admire the results of his stupendous activity.
  • It contains stupendous chains of mountains, elevated plains and table-lands, warm and fertile valleys and ravines.

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