Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S. Grant, Ex-president of the United States, to Various Countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa, in 1877, 1878, 1879. To which are Added Certain Conversations with General Grant on Questions Connected with American Politics and History, Part 1
American News Company, 1879 - 1262 pages
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218 The Gulf of Siam - Bangkok - Reception at Suranrom - Interview with the
ExRegent - The Government - An Audience with the King - A State DinnerThe
Royal Elephants — Leaving Siam . CHAPTER XXXIII . COCHIN - CHINA ...
Grant by the King . . . . . . . “ “ 240 . The King of Siam . . . . . . . . . Photograph . 242 .
Siamese Lady of Rank . 244 . The Royal Gardens , Siam . . . . . . . . . . . F . B .
Schell . 248 . Siamese Ladies at Dinner . . . . . . 251 . Siamese Actor and Actress .
Royal life now is not what it was under the great kings . A Mogul kept about him
thousands of retainers . A palace was a fort , a barracks , a home for the
sovereign , his harem , his ministers , and his nobility . You can understand , then
, why the ...
The King of Ceylon had a sister who fell in love with Rama , and asked him to
desert the beautiful princess for whom he had bent the bow of the gods . Rama
disdained the overture , and punished the lady by cutting off her ears and nose .
... tired of a capital or a palace they wandered off and built a new one , leaving
the other to run to waste . The ruins of India are as a general thing the
abandoned palaces and temples of kings who grew weary of their toy and craved
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Initially released in two volumes, this work has been combined and abridged by historian Fellman. Young, the European correspondent for the New York Herald, joined the Civil Warrior's entourage as he ... Read full review