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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In closing my narrative of that journey I recall many events which will live with the
history of our time , many days of pageantry and splendor , many scenes of
beauty , antiquity , and renown . I am conscious that my printed chronicle will
A Burmese Beauty . . . . . . . Ben . Day . 180 . Street in Rangoon . . . . . . . . . . . . F . B
. Schell . 182 . Life in the Tropics . . . . . . . . . . . C . R . Parsons . 184 . Elephants
Hauling Lumber . . 184 . Initial Letter . . . . . 186 . In the Tropics . . . . . . . . . H . Fenn
H . Hoey . Ben . Day . T . L . Smart . S . B . Casey . Ben . Day . M . C . Myers . Ben .
Day . E . Heinemann . PAGE . ARTIST 584 . After “ Old Blue " . . . . . . . . . W . H .
Davenport . 588 . A Japanese Beauty . . . . . . . . Ben . Day . 591 . A Mountain Inn . .
Saracenic art , tinted by the Orientalism of India and controlled by a taste which
had been formed in the schools of Europe , make a peculiar blending . The
general effect is lost in the crowding together of so many objects of beauty . There
is no ...
The God you worship there is the God of Beauty . The bath - room , with its
decorations of looking - glass , is curious , but you see the same effect in the
palace of the Maharajah of Jeypore . The Hall of Audience is a noble room , but
as minor ...
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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