Excerpt From Under The Sun, Impressions Of Indian Cities With A Chapter Dealing With The Later Life Of Nana SahibUpon The Title Page I Have Placed Sir John S Comment, Which To This Day Remains The Beginning And The End Of All Indian Knowledge These Chapters Have Been Written In The Course Of Annual Wanderings Over India During The Last Five Years, And Their Intention Is To Indicate If The Unhappy Phrase Must Be Used The Widely Different Local Colour That Distinguishes One Indian City From Another Under The Sun Is Not A Record Of The Late Tour Of The Prince Of Wales, Nor Is It In Any Sense A Guide Book But As A Companion To That Invaluable Volume It May Perhaps Be Of Use To Those Who Find A Difficulty In Making A Picture Out Of The Wealth Of Detailed Indian Information Which Every Traveller Now Possesses There Are Also Some Tales.The Chapter Dealing With The Hitherto Unknown Later Days Of Nana Sahib May Seem Somewhat Out Of Keeping With The Rest Of The Book I Am, However, Confident That, On The Contrary, These Will Prove To No Few The Most Interest Ing Pages In The Volume, And My Excuse For Inserting Them Here Must Be That Their Small Compass Which I Did Not Wish To Expand By Adding In Any Way To The Bald Historical Facts That Are Here Presented For The First Time Made Their Separate Publication Somewhat Difficult I Owe Thanks To Many Both In India And At Home, And Especially Iwish To Acknowledge The Kindness Of The Proprietors Of The Daily Telegraph, In Whose Columns I Was Enabled To Sum Up In A Series Of Letters A Part Of What Is Here Recast In A Permanent Form.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- Under the Sun, Impressions of Indian Cities
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