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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... tombs — modest blocks of marble , most of them without any name or design .
It is known that Humayun rests here , and with him five of his royal descendants ,
and eleven others who were friends and councilors of kings and thought worthy ...
No reason was given for this wantonness , but that it was thought white would
light up better under the ball - room lamps . I asked one of the officers who
accompanied us , and who told us the story with indignation , whether the
... never dreamed of leaving it , never thought of getting musket or sword or any
other weapon of defense , never spoke of apprehended danger before the
servants , and never even asked them to be careful in locking the doors and outer
It was thought the fugitives would run south to Delhi to join the king . But they took
a northern direction , away from the war , anxious to reach Cashmere , to be out
of India . They had no guns . There was a drenching rain and the country was ...
And yet underneath the Hindoo faith there is this one thought which somehow
finds an expression in all religions , pagan or Christian . It is the fundamental
principle of the Hindoo religion : “ There is in truth but one God , the Supreme
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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