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Thirty Years of My Life on Three Continents free pdf THIRTY YEARS OF MY LIFE ON THREE CONTINENTS VOL. 2 By Edwin De Leon Excerpt from Contents CHAPTER I Inside Confederacy The Rebel Capital President Davis and Secretary Benjamin send me through Blockade to Europe as Special Envoy My Program Go to Wilmington What a Confederate Cotton Blockading Port was like Curious Contrasts Earl of Dunmore as a Blockade Breaker The Steamer "Theodora," "Pirate Maffitt," ordered to take me across How we Managed it under Fire, and reached Nassau CHAPTER II Interview with Lord Palmerston as to Southern Recognition His Argument and Mine Quarrel between Man and Wife Personal Appearance and Characteristics of Lord Palmerston, a Man who was young to the end Anecdote of Lady Palmerston CHAPTER III In France Public Opinion and the Press under the Empire The Press System Dardenne de la Grangerie of the Press Bureau Due de Morny, his Characteristics Count de Persigny Reminiscences of, and Negotiations with, the Emperor at Vichy for Three Weeks Garibaldi Breaks them Up My Impressions of Louis Napoleon Admiral Semmes' Last Night at Paris, before his Fight with the "Kerseage" His Characteristics CHAPTER IV Reminiscences of Thackeray and Laurence Oliphant and of Mrs. Oliphant Thackeray as he appeared in Private Life The Man as distinguished from the Author CHAPTER V Recollections of General Gordon and of Captain Burton during several Years' Intimacy with Both Personal Peculiarities and Anecdotes concerning the Two Attempt of Gordon to enlist Burton's Co-operation Why it failed Gordon's Methods and Burton's A Word as to Stanley's Lady Burton as a Woman and Authoress CHAPTER VI At Constantinople The City of Stamboul, and the European Colonies of Pera and Galata Fresh Impressions on and after Landing up the Hill to Pera What it is like CHAPTER VII A Friday Morning at Beschicktach The Sultan at his Prayers Incidents of the Ceremonial Abdul Hamid's Conduct on such Occasions His Personal Appearance and Peculiarities The History of Beschicktach, the Turkish Windsor Memories of Dead Sultans, and of one Buried Alive Artin Pacha Dadian, Under Secretary of State CHAPTER VIII A Summer on the Upper Bosphorus Up and Down in Steamer and Caique Therapia and Buyukdere, the Summer Resorts of the Diplomatic Corps, and European Society Admiral Hobart Pacha, Sketch of his Life and Character from Personal Observation. . . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Windham Press is committed to bringing the lost cultural heritage of ages past into the 21st century through high-quality reproductions of original, classic printed works at affordable prices. This book has been carefully crafted to utilize the original images of antique books rather than error-prone OCR text. This also preserves the work of the original typesetters of these classics, unknown craftsmen who laid out the text, often by hand, of each and every page you will read. Their subtle art involving judgment and interaction with the text is in many ways superior and more human than the mechanical methods utilized today, and gave each book a unique, hand-crafted feel in its text that connected the reader organically to the art of bindery and book-making. We think these benefits are worth the occasional imperfection resulting from the age of these books at the time of scanning, and their vintage feel provides a connection to the past that goes beyond the mere words of the text.

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Author : Edwin De Leon
Publisher : Windham Press
Data Published : 25 July 2013
ISBN : 1628450991
EAN : 9781628450996
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 372 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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