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
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ILLUSTRATIONS . VOLUME II . . . . . . . . . . . . ARTIST . Map of the World . . . , . . . . .
. . . . 7 . S . Kemp . Street in Cordova . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H . P . Share . Entering
You have a view of the building for some time before entering the city . The first
view was not impressive , and as we looked at the towers of the Taj , and the
white marble walls that reflected the rays of the rising sun , it seemed to be a
... a spectator yourself , and enter into the amusement of the transaction and
watch it as a curious phase of Indian manners . As a matter of observation the
merchant seems to really ask about thirty per cent . more than he will take
As you enter you see a vast dome , every inch of which is enriched with
inscriptions in Arabic , verses from the Koran , engraved marble , mosaics ,
decorations in agate and jasper . In the center are two small tombs of white
marble , modestly ...
... turned up the last slope and passed under the arch , we saw the lady of our
expedition high up at a lattice window waving her handkerchief . The courtyard
was open and spacious , and entering , our elephants knelt and we came down .
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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