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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... to consolidate alliances , to win friendships , very often to give a home to the
widows or sisters of friends . The Maharajah was under some duress of this kind ,
and his bride was brought home and is now with her sister brides behind the THE
The girls formed in two lines ; a third line was composed of four musicians , who
performed a low , growling kind of music on unearthly instruments . The dance
had no value in it , either as an expression of harmony , grace , or motion . What it
The palace seemed to be a kind of store - room , in which the keepers had stored
everything that came along , and as you walked from wall to wall , passing from
cheap circus showbills to steel engravings of Wellington and oil paintings of our ...
It is all stone , no wood or iron or metal of any kind has been used to fashion it .
The workmen depended upon the stone , and so sure was their trust that
although centuries have passed since it was built , and generations have ripened
since it ...
Over others the government keeps a kind of supervision ; but to supervise or
protect all would be beyond the revenues of any government . I was shown one
ruin — an arched way , beautiful in design and of architectural valueHE i Le LE
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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