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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It did not change Mr . Borie ' s opinions in the least , but gave him a more
extended view of the Indian character when he learned , a few days later , that
there was no merchant in India more disposed to dicker than this tradesman , and
that if he ...
Her life , therefore , was in the highest sense consecrated , for she gave it up in
the fulfillment of a supreme and holy duty , in itself a consecration of womanhood
. The husband brought the body of the wife and mother to these gardens , and ...
We had been told that the moonlight gave a new glory even to the Taj . It was the
night before we left Agra , and we could not resist the temptation , even at the risk
of keeping some friends waiting who had asked us to dinner , of a moonlight ...
Then his Highness gave us each a photograph of his royal person , consecrated
with his royal autograph , which he wrote on the top of a marble railing . Then we
strolled toward the grand hall of ceremony to take our leave . Taking leave is a ...
As a consequence Akbar threw aside the severe form of Islam , gave the Hindoos
protection , asked them to share honors and power , and consolidated an empire
. He married a Hindoo princess , and tried as far as was possible to make ...
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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