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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... and when you wanted 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 ...
Then the merchant , with captivating tact , offered to sell Mr . Borie all the goods
he wanted on credit , and if our friend was in need of money he would give him
ten or twenty thousand rupees until he reached Calcutta or New York . To these ...
All these kings wanted was air and sunshine . They slept on the floor . The
chambers of their wives were little more than cells built in stone . Here are the
walls that surrounded their section of the palace . There are no windows looking
into the ...
... in the present , effeminate sensuality , indulged among singers , musicians ,
and eunuchs , the sole companions of his confidence and the sole agents of his
power . ” You will observe that whenever the company wanted territory or
Men of distinction and note were wanted at dead of night . There were spies in
the market place , in the festival , in the places of Worship , in the jails , in the
hospitals , in the regimental bazaars , among the casual knot of gossipers on 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