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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... with General Grant concerning history and politics ; also , in some instances —
where it could be done without offending - conversations that took place between
General Grant and some of the famous men whom he came to know .
... anything you simply went and took it . Mr . Borie was accommodated with an
apartment on the ground floor ; the others quartered above him . After dressing
we called on our friend and found him surrounded by all the merchants of the
But none of us were up to this , and our purchases began in a slow , plaintive way
, until Kas sim was called in as interpreter , and then the trade took a poetic turn .
Kassim ' s cue was despair , and from despair to anger . He began with a ...
Mr . Keene took us to various parts of the garden , that we might see it from
different points of view . I could see no value in one view beyond the other . And
when our friend , in the spirit of courteous kindness , pointed out the defects of the
Some of us , on our return from Jeypore , took advantage of the new moon to
make another visit . We had been told that the moonlight gave a new glory even
to the Taj . It was the night before we left Agra , and we could not resist the
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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