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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The Progress of Civilization . . 479 . Village near Nagasaki . . . . . . . . . . . F . B .
Schell . 482 . Tea Garden , Nagasaki . . 485 . A Japanese Family at Dinner . . . . .
485 . Initial Letter . . 486 . Children Dancing . . . . . . W . T . Smedley . 488 .
... through Jeypore that there are gas lamps . This is a tremendous advance in
civilization . One of the first things we heard in India was that in Jeypore lived a
vas en great prince , a most enlightened prince , quite.
In 1565 , about the time when the Spaniard was carrying the Cross into America ,
making his way into Mexico and the United States , and rooting out the glorious
remnants of Arabian civilization in Andalusia , a Mohammedan prince fought the
And yet it is sad to ride over these dusty roads and see around you the
abounding evidences of an ancient and imperial civilization of which only the
stones remain . Ruins — miles and miles of ruins - on which the vultures perch . I
am thinking ...
Nothing is more important in the civilization of India by the English than that the
cannon should have range . In the days of the Moguls the emperors came to the
mosque to pray . It is now a religious edifice , having been restored to the ...
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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