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 Government of India knows the feeling of the people from no other source so
clearly as from the spies who report the gossip of the bazaars . So if Mr . Borie
were to succeed in planting his sound business principles of ready cash and
When the dinner came and the toast was drunk , the band played a snatch or two
from a German waltz , and our company all stood gravely until it was done , under
the impression that it was the national American air , and feeling , I have no ...
It is attended by no excitement , no manifestations of religious feeling . A group of
coarse , ill - formed women stood in the lines , walked and twisted about ,
breaking now and then into a chorus , which added to the din of the instruments .
... gives you a passage way around , and room for all manner of comforts . I had
heard so much of animal life in India that I walked about my tent with a feeling of
inquiry as surto whether a cobra might not be coiled up in.
... pilgrims , and to her mind religion , no matter how grotesque and superstitious ,
is so holy a thing in itself and in the feelings it represents , that anything in the
least disposed to offend even the meanest of the worshipers would be distressing
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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