Within royal palaces : a brilliant and charmingly written inner view of emperors, kings, queens, princes and princesses ... . , and to this the Queen consented—as shewould do anything her husband thinks best. Albeit, with aregretful sense that her boy was no longer all her own. TheQueen has a deep sense of her obligations and duties, and isever ready to relinquish her own wishes if they clash withpolitical or diplomatic claims. For instance, not very longago it had been her great desire to be present in Dresden,at the marriage of her cousin, Princess Josepha, of Saxony.She had manifested her i

Within royal palaces : a brilliant and charmingly written inner view of emperors, kings, queens, princes and princesses ... . , and to this the Queen consented—as shewould do anything her husband thinks best. Albeit, with aregretful sense that her boy was no longer all her own. TheQueen has a deep sense of her obligations and duties, and isever ready to relinquish her own wishes if they clash withpolitical or diplomatic claims. For instance, not very longago it had been her great desire to be present in Dresden,at the marriage of her cousin, Princess Josepha, of Saxony.She had manifested her i Stock Photo
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Within royal palaces : a brilliant and charmingly written inner view of emperors, kings, queens, princes and princesses ... . , and to this the Queen consented—as shewould do anything her husband thinks best. Albeit, with aregretful sense that her boy was no longer all her own. TheQueen has a deep sense of her obligations and duties, and isever ready to relinquish her own wishes if they clash withpolitical or diplomatic claims. For instance, not very longago it had been her great desire to be present in Dresden,at the marriage of her cousin, Princess Josepha, of Saxony.She had manifested her intention of so doing, and made allher preparations to start for Germany with her mother, theDowager Duchess of Genoa, sister of the King of Saxony.But King Umberto disapproved of the journey. The Emperor THE ROYAL FAMILY OF ITALY. / v) of Austria was bidden to the wedding, but as he had not yetreturned the visit of the King of Italy to Vienna, comphca-tions mi^ht arise which it was wise to avoid. Oueen Mar-guerite pleaded her relationship to the bride. You are hercousin, it is true, answered the King, but you are also. « «.Afiiiiaig iiiiiii VIA ROMA, THE LliADlNG THOROUGHFARE OF NAPLES. Queen of Italy, which is more. Without further demur theQueen of Italy gave up her projected visit. The Prince of Naples looks well on horseback, and moreto his advantage than on foot, owing to his diminutive stature.When he arrived at Berlin in March, 1888, for Kaiser Wil- jjA WITHIN ROYAL PALACES. helms funeral, he was met at the station by the chief membersof the Embassy, and by the dignitaries of the German Courtattached to his person during his stay. The Ambassador hadbrought a superb wreath of violets, bound with broad ribbonsof the Italian colors, to be deposited by the Prince on thedead Emperors coffin. When he was asked whetherhe would repair at once to the Cathedral or go first to thequarters prepared for him, he shot a quick glance at ColonelOsio, and apparently understanding the

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