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Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, V2

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Title: Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, V2  
Author: White, Andrew Dickson
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Excerpt: CHAPTER XXXIII. AS MINISTER TO RUSSIA 1892?1894 Appointment by President Harrison. My stay in London Lord Rothschild; his view of Russian treatment of the Jews. Sir Julian Goldschmidt; impression made by him. Paris; the Vicomte de Vogue; funeral of Renan; the Duke de la Rochefoncauld. Our Minister, William Walter Phelps, and others at Berlin; talk with Count Shuvaloff. Arrival in St. Petersburg. Deadening influences: paralysis of energy as seen on the railways; little apparent change in externals since my former visit; change wrought by emancipation of the serfs. Improvement in the surroundings of the Emperor. Visit to the Foreign Office. Presentation to Alexander III; his view of the Behring Sea Question; his acquiescence in the American view; his allusion to the Chicago Exposition. My conversation with the Archbishop of Warsaw. Conversation with the Empress; her reference to the Rev. Dr. Talmage. Impression made upon me by the Emperor. My presentation to the heir to the Throne, now the Emperor Nicholas II; his evident limitations; main cause of these. Presentation to sundry Grand Dukes. A reminiscence of the Grand Duke Michael. The Grand Dukes Vladimir and Alexis. The diplomatic corps. General von Schweinitz. Sir Robert Morier; his victory over the United States at the Paris Arbitration Tribunal; its causes; its lessons.

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Table of Contents: Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, V2, 1 -- Andrew Dickson White, 1 -- Chapter XXXIII. AS MINISTER TO RUSSIAí892?1894, 13 -- Chapter XXXIV. INTERCOURSE WITH RUSSIAN STATESMENí892?1894, 21 -- Chapter XXXV. ALL SORTS AND CONDITIONS OF MEN IN RUSSIAí892?1894, 29 -- Chapter XXXVI. MY RECOLLECTIONS OF POBEDONOSTZEFFí892?1894, 35 -- Chapter XXXVII. WALKS AND TALES WITH TOLSTOI MARCH, 1894, 42 -- Chapter XXXVIII. OFFICIAL LIFE IN ST. PETERSBURG?1892?1894, 55 -- Chapter XXXIX. AS MEMBER OF THE VENEZUELA COMMISSIONí895?1896, 62 -- Chapter XL. AS AMBASSADOR TO GERMANYí897?1903, 68 -- Chapter XLI. AMERICA, GERMANY, AND THE SPANISH WARí897?1903, 80 -- Chapter XLII. AMERICA, GERMANY, AND THE CHINESE WARí899?1902, 90 -- Chapter XLIII. BERLIN, YALE, OXFORD, AND ST. ANDREWSí901?1903, 112 -- Chapter XLIV. MY RECOLLECTIONS OF WILLIAM IIí879?1903, 122 -- Chapter XLV. AS PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN DELEGATION AT THE PEACE CONFERENCE 36 Chapter XLVI. AS PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN DELEGATION AT THE PEACE CO4N4FERENCE Chapter XLVII. AS PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN DELEGATION AT THE PEACE CO5N3 FERENCE Chapter XLVIII. AS PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN DELEGATION AT THE PEACE C6O3NFERENCE Chapter XLIX. AS PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN DELEGATION AT THE PEACE CO7N2FERENCE Chapter L. HINTS FOR REFORMS IN THE DIPLOMATIC SERVICE, 185 -- Chapter LI. EARLIER EXCURSIONS IN THE UNITED STATESí838?1875, 193 -- Chapter LII. ENGLAND REVISITEDí885, 200 -- Chapter LIII. FRANCE, ITALY, AND SWITZERLANDí886?1887, 209 -- Chapter LIV. EGYPT, GREECE, AND TURKEYí888?1889, 216 -- Chapter LV. MEXICO, CALIFORNIA, SCANDINAVIA, RUSSIA, ITALY, LONDON, AND2 3 BERLINí892?Chapter LVI. THE CARDIFF GIANT: A Chapter IN THE HISTORY OF HUMAN FOLL3Y0í869?1870 -- Chapter LVII. PLANS AND PROJECTS, EXECUTED AND UNEXECUTEDí838?1905, 240 -- Chapter LVIII. EARLY IMPRESSIONSí832?1851, 250 -- Chapter LIX. IN THE NEW ENGLAND ATMOSPHEREí851?1853, 257 -- Chapter LX. IN THE EUROPEAN ATMOSPHEREí853?1856, 263 -- Chapter LXI. IN LATER YEARSí856?1905, 269 -- Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, V2 -- i

 

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