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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Siamese Lady of Rank . 244 . The Royal Gardens , Siam . . . . . . . . . . . F . B .
Schell . 248 . Siamese Ladies at Dinner . . . . . . 251 . Siamese Actor and Actress .
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... his princess is supposed to tell the story of the invasion of Southern India by
the Aryans , one of the earliest events in Indian history . As a consequence the
Maharajah of Jeypore may fairly rank among the most ancient families in the
... the marks of rank and caste — from the holy Brahmin , who belongs to a sacred
race , down to the waterbearers and scavengers — all this is new and strange .
An attendant leads a cheetah along the street , and you shudder for a moment at
... The daughter of the Emperor Shah Tehan . " The Kutab , or tower , was for a
long time looming over the horizon before we came to its base . This tower ranks
among the wonders of India . It is two hundred and thirty - eight feet high , sloping
This achievement , a single white man with fifty native troops carrying off an
emperor from the mausoleum of his fathers , defended by thousands of his
followers , should be ranked among the greatest deeds of military daring . It
shows also 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