Narrative of the Visit to India of Their Majesties, King George V. And Queen Mary: And of the Coronation Durbar Held at Delhi 12th December 1911 (Clas by John FortescueNarrative of the Visit to India of Their Majesties, King George V. And Queen Mary: And of the Coronation Durbar Held at Delhi 12th December 1911 (Clas by John Fortescue

Narrative of the Visit to India of Their Majesties, King George V. And Queen Mary: And of the…

byJohn Fortescue

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Excerpt from Narrative of the Visit to India of Their Majesties, King George V. And Queen Mary: And of the Coronation Durbar Held at Delhi 12th December 1911

India. What does this name signify to ninety nine out of a hundred of us beyond a triangle, coloured red, upon the map of Asia? We are told that the said triangle measures nineteen hundred miles in length from north to south, and about the same in breadth, at its widest point, from east to west; and that it contains an area rather larger than that of Europe west of the Vistula. The statement conveys little to us. We accept it as undoubtedly true, and, if we look at a map of India superimposed upon one of Europe on the same scale, we are perhaps a little staggered. But we in our little island are accustomed to reckon by acres, not by thousands of square miles; and, strive as we may against the tendency, we find ourselves always attempt ing to apply our own puny standards to things Asiatic. We hear of great rivers, and instinctively recall the Thames at London Bridge, forgetting that a great Indian river in ?ood would fill the space from Westminster Abbey to the Crystal Palace. We are told of mighty mountains, and.

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Title:Narrative of the Visit to India of Their Majesties, King George V. And Queen Mary: And of the…Format:PaperbackDimensions:404 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.83 inPublished:August 15, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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