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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434 The Great Wall - Chefoo — A Midnight Salute – The General ' s Opinion of
China - After the War - The Duty of a Soldier — The Presidency . CHAPTER XL .
CONVERSATIONS WITH GENERAL GRANT - ARRIVAL IN JAPAN . . . . . . . . 454
On my observing that soldiers under an Indian sun , swathed in quilted cotton ,
must be very uncomfortable , I was told that the Indian found heavy apparel an
advantage , and lamh 10 VISIT TO TEYPORE . 21 ес Englishmen when hunting ...
... for our coming , and men , carrying goatskins of water , were sprinkling them .
Soldiers were stationed at various points to salute , and sometimes the salute
was accompanied with a musical banging on various instruments of the national
... carrying huge water pitchers on their heads ; the beggars ; the brown , naked
children rolling in the earth ; the calico - covered soldiers , and the odd costumes
, the marks of rank and caste — from the holy Brahmin , who belongs to a sacred
He would go ten miles to see a new - fashioned plow or to avoid seeing a soldier
or a gun . The school is one of the Prince ' s favorite schemes , and the scholars
showed aptness in their work . The special work in which Jeypore excels is ...
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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