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 is no escaping the merchants , and I am ashamed to confess that
whenever we were sorely pressed we sent them to Mr . Borie , e Sa i arm who
was the purchasing member of. MR . BORIE WITH THE MERCHANTS .
CARRIAGE OF ...
Signals of our coming had been sent , for we found the establishment in a
fluttering state , Hindoos in various stages of delight meeting us as we came . The
proprietor was a smoothfaced Brahmin , in a blue , flowing robe , with a bland ,
To go to Amber we must ride elephants . For after a few miles the hills come and
the roads are broken , and carriages are of no value . We might go on horseback
or on camels , but the Maharajah has sent us his elephants , and here they are ...
The Maharajah sent word that he would receive General Grant at five . The
Maharajah is a pious prince , a devotee and almost an ascetic . He gives seven
hours a day to devotions . He partakes only of one meal . When he is through
with his ...
Word had been sent to the household that profane eyes would soon be gazing
from the towers , and the ladies went into seclusion . We strolled from building to
building - reception - rooms , working - rooms , billiard - rooms , high walled , far ...
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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