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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... parties took part , the voices rising higher and higher , and the spectators
coming in to swell the chorus , until all that was left was to sit in patience until the
chorus ended .
Signals of our coming had been sent , for we found the establishment in a
fluttering state , Hindoos in various stages of delight meeting us as we came . The
proprietor was a smoothfaced Brahmin , in a blue , flowing robe , with a bland ,
... of something else — there was just the least disposition to resent criticism and
to echo the opinion of Mr . Borie , who , as he stood looking at the exquisite
towers and solemn marble walls , said : “ It was worth coming to India to see the
... the princess recovered , and her purity was established by the ordeal of fire .
This ordeal was witnessed by three hundred and thirty millions of gods , and the
beautiful princess coming out unscathed , the poem ended in the happiness and
The streets had been cleaned and swept for our coming , and men , carrying
goatskins of water , were sprinkling them . Soldiers were stationed at various
points to salute , and sometimes the salute was accompanied with a musical
banging on ...
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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