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Grant's Early Life-Enters West Point-Gallant Conduct in the Mexican War-
Marries—Leaves the Army-The Nation's Call-Grant Enters the Union Army
-Stationed at Cairo— Vicksburg–Chattanooga—Made Commander-in-Chief-
Lee's Surrender-General Grant becomes President His Second Term-The
Historian's Estimate of Him-Tour Around the World.
General Grant leaves Philadelphia-Enthusiastic Ovations-Across the Ocean-
Interesting Incidents – Welcome to England-At Liverpool —Sights and Scenes
in the Great City-A Tribute from the Press—An Incident.
Departure for Manchester--Grand Reception-Arrive in London-Epsom Races-
The Banquet — The Service in Westminster Abbey-Pierrepont gives a Recep-
tion-Kate Field tells Who was There-Olive Logan's Description-A Mag.
nificent Affair-A Letter from the General-His Impression of England.
Grant attends an Exhibition at Bath- Reception at General Badeau's—Presented
at Court— The Freedom of the City-An Interesting Ceremony-Fête at the
Crystal Palace-Breakfast at George Smalley's—A Gathering of Brains-A
fine Affair-Dinner with the Prince of Wales.
Greeting from Ireland-At the London Royal Italian Opera-An Enthusiastic
Welcome-Banquet by the Trinity House Corporation--In the Presence of
Royalty-A Visit to Windsor Castle - Reception by the Queen-An Eventful
Occasion- Again at Liverpool-The Mayor's Testimony to General Grant-
A Reception by the Press—The Welcome of the Mechanics-Grant's Opinion
of the Laboring Man-The Banquet of the United Service Club-Departs from
CHAPTER VI. .
The Party reaches Brussels-Honors of the Belgian Capital—The Banquet at
Paliner-Garten-Reception in the Zoological Garden - At Lucerne, Switzerland
-At Berne-Geneva--Mer de Glace-By the Italian Lakes-Arrives at Copen-
hagen-- Back at London-Bound for Edinburgh--The Silent Man Taiks-At
the Scottish Capital— The Freedom of the City-Subsequent Events-At the
Home of Sir Walter Scott.
General Grant Visits Glasgow-Ayr– Newcastle-upon-Tyne-Demonstration on
the Town Moor-Banqueting at Birmingham-A Visit to Brighton-En Route
for Paris--Incidents by the Way-A Hearty Welcome-A Call upon Marshal
MacMahon-An Interesting Interview – The “Figaro's" Report.
Grand Banquet by the United States Minister-Who Were There—The Menu-
The Reception-MacMahon's Dinner- The Grave of Thiers—The Banquet of
the American Residents – A Grand Affair, The Toasts—Biography in a Nut-
shell- The General's Reply-At the Italian Opera-The Gaulois Speaks-A
Visit to Prince Orloff - Mrs. Makay's Dinner-A Visit to Sevres-At Lyons-
On Board the Vandalia-En Route for Naples.
The Party Reaches Naples-Young's Letter- The Volcano as Seen from the City-
The Road to the Mountain-Its Romance and History, The Ascent-Over-
looking Pompeii- A Romantic Picnic on the Lava-Glimpses of Social and
Political Life in Naples-An Interesting Journey.
A Day Among the Ruins of Pompeii- The City of Hannibal and Cæsar-The Fall
of Pompeii-Fortunes Favor the Brave--Centuries of Peace-The Visit to the
Museum- The Villa of a Roman Patrician-Remarkable Apartments-Art in
Pompeii—The Forum and Temples — The Temple of Isis - The Shows on Stage
and Arena - Gladiatorial Displays--Pompeii as a Home-A Special Excavation
for General Grant-An Interesting Visit.
The Memories of Palermo, What the Government was Doing-Hope for Italy-
Among the Islands of the Mediterranean-Impressions of Sicily from Palermo
to Malta--En Voyage-Seylla and Charybdis—The Duke of Edinburgh's
Salute-Scenes and Incidents,
Ilospitalities in Malta—The English Bands Play American Airs—"The Marquis ”
-A Little Gale--Sunshine and Land-Warm Welcome at Alexandria-Grant
meets Stanley-From Alexandria to (airo- The Khedive Receives General
Grant-The Entertainment of the Consul-General.
General Grant and his Party--Life on the Nile-Night and Morning-Twilight
on the Nile-Beautiful Scenes-Adventures During the Journey.
Arrival at Siout-Reception to General Grant--Friends on the Way-Donkey-
Riding in the Desert-A Visit to Abydos— The Battle with the Sun-The
Fountain Head of Civilization - The Ruined City-Tombs and Temples Cen-
turies Old-Home Again. .
Thebes-Luxor-Reception—The Memnon Statue – The Palace Temple of Ra-
meses-Dinner at Luxor-On the Way to Karnak-Its Antiquity--The Lake
of Death-The Legends of Walls — The Bad Nile and the Calamity it Imposes. 272
A Visit to Keneh – Egyptian Industry-Life Among the Egyptian Freemen-
Ascending the River to the First Cataract and the Nubian Frontier - Assonan-
The Philosophy of Presents-An Interesting Incident-A Man who Rides,
Scenes in Ancient Bondage-Returning-A Visit to Memphis-The Sacred
Bulls—Their Tombs - Back to Cairo-En Route for the Holy Land.
The Holy Land-Its Sacred Associations-General Grant's Visit-Landing at Jaffa
-Through the Holy Land - Visit to the House of Dorcas-Ride to Jerusalem-
Grant's Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem-Ceremonies and Hospitalities-A
Walk over the Via Dolorosa-A Visit to the Holy Places—The Garden of Geth.
semane-Bethany— Mount Olivet-Mount Zion-Calvary–Touching Reflec-.
General Grant at Damascus-Beyrout—Smyrna-A Famous City-Its Antiquity-
A Visit to Constantinople—The Appearance of the City-A Visit to the Sultan-
He Presents General Grant with a Pair of Horses — Their Appearance-Grant's.
Other Presents – The Slave-Market-A Visit to the Bazaars—The Mosque of
Sultan Ahmed-Athens-The Acropolis—Mars' Hill-Corinth-Syracuse-En
Route for Rome.
General Grant at Rome-Honors from King Humbert - Reception at Florence-
Arrival at Venice—The City of the Doge-An Interesting History--The
“Golden Book”—The Four Orders — Micheli Steno's Revenge—The Apostles
and Evangelists-Milan, the Italian Paris—A Beautiful City-The Corso-
The Cathedral—The Religious Customs of the City—The Ambrosian Library
-The Church of St. Ambrose - The Iron Crown of the Lombard Kings --Leo.
nardo Da Vinci's “ Last Supper”—The Arch of Peace – The Temple of Cre-
mation-An Interesting Museum.
Genova La Superba-Its Standing Compared with other Cities-Genoa, Past and
Present–The Armor-Maker of Doria—The “Gold-Workers”—The Strada
degli Orefici—The Duomo—The Church of St. Matthew—The Monument of
Columbus—The Gardens of Acqua Sola—The Villa Doria—Villa Pallavicini
Rosazza-Theatre of Carlo Felice-An Incident–The Porto Franco.
Back to Paris - The Exposition-Enjoying Paris Life-General Grant and the
Prince of Wales Witness a Game of Polo-A Visit to Holland-En Route for
Germany-At Berlin-The Plenipos—Interview with Bismarck-Reminis-
cences of “Little Phil”—They Discuss America, Europe, and the War-Mot-
ley's Prophecy—The Crown Prince Gives the General a Review in the Rain-
Bismarck calls on Mrs. Grant-His Dinner to Grant-American and German
Friendship Pledged over a Glass of Schnapps.
En Route for Copenhagen-Fourth of July at Hamburg-General Grant's Ora-
tion - The Black Forest—Copenhagen Reached-At Gothenburg, Sweden-
Christiania-Welcome by the King-Arrival at Stockholm-St. Petersburg-
An interview with the Czar-Grand Dinner and Review-On to Moscow-
Warsaw-Vienna-Dining with the Emperor-Return to Paris-Off for Spain. 425
A Message from the King of Spain-Glimpses of Spanish Life-Castellar's Greet.
ing - Among the Pyrenees- Arrival at Vittoria—Meeting the King-Conver-
sation with General Grant-At Madrid – Welcome by Mr. Lowell-Recollec-
tions of Madrid–New Life in the Capital – Lotteries in Spain--How They are
Managed—What Becomes of the Spaniard's Money– Expenses of State - The
Real Position of the King.
A Visit to the Escurial-A Dreary Road --History of the Place-In the Royal
Apartments—The Library-A Gloomy Place–The Court of the Kings—The
Escurial Church—The Sanctuary of Relics- The Tomb of the Kings- The
Grandeur of the Church-Mercedes, Bride and Queen—The Grand, Gloomy
Home and Grave of Philip II.
General Grant at Toledo—The City of the Roman, the Goth, and the Moor-Med.
iæval Memories-Monuments of Early Christianity-The Cathedral - He-
brew Memories—The Treasures of the Cathedral-Farewell to Toledo-A
Visit to Pau-A Grand Hunting-Ground—A Meet on a Frosty Day—The
Finish--A Short Hunt-A Happy Occasion.
General Grant in Lisbon-Interview with the King—The Great Earthquake-
Lisbon as it is—The King as a Shakespearian Scholar-Beautiful Cintra-
The Contrast Between Portugal and Spain-The Spanish Bull-Fight-How
Bull-Fights are Conducted in Portugal—Gentler Aspects of the Show. 508
General Grant Returns to Spain-A Visit to Cordova-The Famous Mosque-The
History of the City-Seville-A Chat with Montpensier-Memories of Seville
- Modern Life in the City-Cadiz-Dream Life-Land and Sea-The Beautiful
City-The Angelus Bells.
General Grant Visits Gibraltar-Sailing over the Memorable Trafalgar-Gibraltar
as a Classic and Modern Town-Ancient Memories of Gibraltar-How the Moor,
Spaniard, and Englishman have Struggled for the Rock-General Grant and
Lord Napier-An American Welcome-A Review and Sham Battle—The
American General's Opinion of British Soldiers.
En Route for Ireland-Arrival at Dublin-Reception by the Lord Mayor-Ban-
quet to General Grant-Breakfasting with the Viceroy-Banquet at the
"Mansion House”—General Grant's Speech—The Refusal of Cork to Enter-
tain the General—The Reasons Given--General Sherman Speaks-A Visit to
Londonderry-The Freedom of the City-Dining with the Mayor-Seeing the
Sights--Reception at Belfast-Back to Dublin-Farewell Scenes-Off for Lon-
don-Paris - Reception Given by the American Legation-Preparing to Start
for India-The Party-Farewell to Europe.
The Passage from Marseilles to Alexandria-Down the Red Sea-Aden-Bom-
bay—The Reception of General Grant-Life in India-A Visit to the Caves of
Elephanta– Reception at the Government House-Farewell to Bombay-Ar-
rival at Jeypoor—The Maharajah’s Reception- A Nautch Dance-Visit to the
Ancient Palace of Amber—The Home of an Ancient Indian King-An Inter-
The Jungles of Jeypoor—The Colonel Tries his Skill’at Boar-Hunting–The Visit
to Bhurtpoor, The Ruins of Futtehpoor Sikra-Arrival at Agra- The Taj-
The General Effect of the Mausoleum-Inside the Palace-An Entertainment
and Farewell-A Hindoo Punch and Judy Show-Off for Delhi.
Delhi-First Impressions of the City-The Palace of the Grand Mogul—The
Throne of Aurungzebe—The Peacock Throne-Moslem Vandalism— The Ku-