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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This revision , however , applies only to those portions of the text where General
Grant himself is quoted . For all the rest I alone am responsible . I am also under
many obligations to my old friend M . C . Hart , for having taken care of the proof ...
It amuses him and brings all his faculties into play , and is also an amusement to
the crowd who come and sit around on their haunches and watch the
proceedings , as at home a mob would watch a boxing - match . Having taken
your estimate ...
But the mere size of the Agra palace will give you no conception of its splendor .
Many changes have taken place since Akbar ' s time The mutiny led the English
to sweep away certain sections for strategic reasons . As a monument of Moslem
Accordingly our programme was revised ; a day was taken from Agra , a day from
Delhi , a day from Cawnpore , and so it became de possible for us to come . So
we took to reading about his Highness and learned several facts . The prince is ...
One enormous creature had killed twenty - five men before he was taken , and he
lay in his cage quite comfortable and sleek . Another was in a high temper , and
roared and jumped and beat the bars of his cage . He also was a man - eater ...
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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