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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I value that criticism because it is that of a prac - . tical business man concerned
with affairs , and not disposed to see a poetic side to any subject . What he saw in
the Taj was the idea that its founder meant to convey — the idea of solemn ...
... the side of the road as if to salute . The principal elephant wears a scarlet cloth
as a special honor to the General . The elephant means authority in India , and
when you wish to do your guest the highest honor you mount him on an elephant
One is in a box like the four seats of a carriage , the other on a square , quilted
seat , your feet hanging over the sides , something like an Irish jauntingcar . ...
Then a step ladder was put against his side , and we mounted into our seats .
Two of ...
... and shook hands with the General and Mrs . Grant . He accompanied the
General to a seat of honor and sat down at his side . We all ranged ourselves in
the chairs . On the side of the General sat the members of his party ; on the side
of the ...
They had ornaments on their heads and jewels in the side of the nose . They had
plain faces and carried out the theory of caste , if there be anything in such a
theory , in the contrast between their features and the delicate , sharply - cut lines
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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