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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... one of the earliest events in Indian history . As a consequence the Maharajah
of Jeypore may fairly rank among the most ancient families in the world . Among
his ancestors was Jai Singh II . , a prince remarkable for his learning , especially
The animal is under perfect control , and very often , especially in the case of
such a man as the ruler of Jeypore , has been for generations in the same family .
The elephant is under the care of a driver , called a mahout . The mahout sits on ...
39 rise . That itself was something to see , especially with such a background to
the picture as the Oriental city of Jeypore and the brown empurpled hills beyond .
But the railway is a new thing in Rajpootana , and has not learned the value of ...
You know in this country the hospitality of the highest princes never goes so far
as to ask you to eat . The rules of caste are so marked that the partaking of food
with one of another caste , and especially of another race , would be defilement .
... Asia, and Africa, in 1877, 1878, 1879. To which are Added Certain
Conversations with General Grant on Questions Connected with American Polit
John Russell Young. roads and the beauty of the gardens . This was especially
true of Delhi .
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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