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 is ever afterward a tomb , given alone to the dead . There is something Egyptian
in this idea of a house of feasting becoming a tomb ; of a great prince , as he
walks amid crowds of retainers and friends , knowing that the walls that resound ...
But such a view as was given added to the beauty of the Taj . The cold lines of
the marble were softened by the shimmering silver light . The minarets seemed to
have a new height , and the dome had a solemnity as became the canopy of the
... salute of twenty - one guns — the highest salute given to any VOL . II . — 2
Indian prince - given only to those who have been.
Indian prince - given only to those who have been submissive and loyal to
England or who have rendered the Crown a distinguished service . He is
commonly called Maharajah Ram Singh . When he wrote his name on his
photograph he ...
We had only given ourselves a day for the town , and we had to return the call of
the Prince , which is a serious task in Eastern etiquette . Mr . Borie was quite
beaten down and used up by the sun and the wobbling , wearisome elephant
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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