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From Pall Mall to the Punjab Or With the Prince in India

1876

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When darkness comes on and the lamps are lit when the coloured fires burn in the courts of the temples and the light is reflected frolia house to house by the burnished metal work for which streets in Ilombay are famous the sight is magnificent in the extreme ; even now in the daytime it is marvellous to the unaccustomed eye. [...] Yet when the ear once became accustomed to the strange thumping'of the drum the harsh noises drawn by the bows of the players from the hurdy-gurdies the shaking of the tambourine and the jingling of little bells which the girls wore on their ankles and wrists it was after all by no means an unpleasant sound. [...] He is a stately little fellow this Maharajah only thirteen years old though he may be ; and he stops at the edge of the carpet till the Viceroy reaches it with all the dignity of a great sovreign takes his place in the chair of honour as though it were the throne of Southern India and converses with the Viceroy with all the affability and ease of an accoplished man of the world. [...] Men of the body-guard stiffen in position the viceregal suite is in its place and the Viceroy is already past the middle of the carpet ere the little Prince is through the doorway. [...] Then the chiefs stood round the hall the Maharana advanced to the Vieerty's carriage and taking his Excellency by the right hand led him to a couch at the head of the saloon and gave him the seat of honour as to a superior monarch.

Title Pages Author/Editor
Frontmatter i-viii J. Drew Gay

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Chapter I First Impressions of Bombay 1-11 unknown

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Chapter II Social Life in Bombay 12-22 unknown

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Chapter III Receptions of Rajaiis 23-40 unknown

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Chapter IV The Arrival of Tile Prince 41-51 unknown

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Chapter V Royal Fetes 52-72 unknown

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Chapter VI Life in Poona 73-83 unknown

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Chapter VII Games and Sports at Baroda 84-102 unknown

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Chapter VIII The Voyage to ceylon 103-118 unknown

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Chapter IX Cingalese Fairy Land 119-124 unknown

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Chapter X Kandyan Curiosities 125-139 unknown

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Chapter XI The Veddahs of Ceylon 140-145 unknown

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Chapter XII The Sacred Tooth 146-150 unknown

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Chapter XIII A Week in Madras 151-174 unknown

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Chapter XIV Indian Amusements 175-182 unknown

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Chapter XV The Prince in Bengal 183-191 unknown

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Chapter XVI Sunday in Calcutta 192-198 unknown

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Chapter XVII Polo—Playing and Snake—Charming 199-208 unknown

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Chapter XVIII A Captive King 209-215 unknown

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Chapter XIX Life in Calcutta 216-224 unknown

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Chapter XX Knight Making 225-236 unknown

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Chapter XXI The Sacred City of Benares 237-244 unknown

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Chapter XXII A Levee of the Brave 245-260 unknown

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Chapter XXIII A Review at Delhi 261-270 unknown

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Chapter XXIV The Battle on the Ridge 271-279 unknown

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Chapter XXV Feats sof Skill and Strength 280-286 unknown

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Chapter XXVI Jummoo the Magnificent 287-296 unknown

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Chapter XXVII Sport in Cashmere 297-307 unknown

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Chapter XXVIII Akbar’s Capital 308-313 unknown

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Chapter XXIX A Tomb and a Tower 314-324 unknown

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Chapter XXX Native Courts and Prisons 325-333 unknown

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Chapter XXXI An Eastern Paris 334-346 unknown

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Chapter XXXII Tiger Shooting and a Durbar 347-356 unknown

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Chapter XXXIII Scindia’s Welcome 357-367 unknown

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Chapter XXXIV Scenes in Gwalior 368-377 unknown

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Chapter XXXV Hunting in the Jungle 378-382 unknown

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Chapter XXXVI Allahabad and its Sights 383-388 unknown

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Chapter XXXVII English Life in the Hills 389-i unknown

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415
SARF Document ID
sarf.142593

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