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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There were no gates or windows , no doors — all was open . The rooms all ran
into one another , and the boarders seemed to live on a principle of association . I
never knew who was the landlord , never saw a servant in authority . Everybody ...
... enough for us not to understand him . By dint of pantomime , and now and then
a noun asserting itself , and the aid of one or two clerks who knew English , we
manVISIT TO HINDOO BAZAAR . aged to open negotiations . The INDIA .
17 ne am afraid none of us knew much about this noble prince , but wherever we
went in India we were told we should go to Jeypore . The programme of the
General had not included this tour ; but when we came to Allahabad Sir George ...
The course pursued toward the company ' s servants by the company was selfish
and mercantile . The minor servants were treated as mercenaries , and they
developed the vice of the mercenary . They knew when they W ve THE EAST
Sir Charles Napier , who knew India well , warned the government not to trust the
native soldiers . There were mutterings in various sections of India . Lord
Dalhousie , whose career as Governor - General closed in 1856 , had carried out
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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