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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Macao - - A Banquet at Hong - Kong — Leaving Hong - Kong - - Amoy - Requisite
of a Successful General - Lincoln ' s Character - Sheridan and the Battle of Five
Forks - Secretary Stanton - The Southern Question - Arrival at Shanghai .
To which are Added Certain Conversations with General Grant on Questions
Connected with American Polit John Russell Young. CONTENTS . CHAPTER
XXXIX . PAGE LEAVING CHINA - CONVERSATIONS WITH GENERAL GRANT .
The merchant sat on a cushion on the floor , not resigned to fate , in Moslem
fashion , leaving all things in the hands of Providence , knowing that what would
be would be , and that it was not for mere men to try and change the decrees of
It was among the freaks of the princes who once reigned in India that when they
tired of a capital or a palace they wandered off and built a new one , leaving the
other to run to waste . The ruins of India are as a general thing the abandoned ...
TAKING LEAVE OF THE MAHARAJAH . 37 towers , which the Prince took
pleasure in showing the General , and which looked airy and beautiful in the rosy
shadows of the descending sun . There were beds of flowers and trees , and the
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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