Within royal palaces : a brilliant and charmingly written inner view of emperors, kings, queens, princes and princesses ... . was the despair both of his family and attendants,who have repeatedly urgedhim to abandon it for a lessconspicuous and Goliath-likecane. This the Prince refusedto do, and even when In theact of biddinof adieu to hisfather before his departure forthe East with his cousin, theCzarowltz, he laughingly de-clined to leave it behind him,declaring that It was his mas-cot. It may be mentioned thatthis stick is to a certain extentin keeping with his enormousstature for he is six

Within royal palaces : a brilliant and charmingly written inner view of emperors, kings, queens, princes and princesses ... . was the despair both of his family and attendants,who have repeatedly urgedhim to abandon it for a lessconspicuous and Goliath-likecane. This the Prince refusedto do, and even when In theact of biddinof adieu to hisfather before his departure forthe East with his cousin, theCzarowltz, he laughingly de-clined to leave it behind him,declaring that It was his mas-cot. It may be mentioned thatthis stick is to a certain extentin keeping with his enormousstature for he is six Stock Photo
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Within royal palaces : a brilliant and charmingly written inner view of emperors, kings, queens, princes and princesses ... . was the despair both of his family and attendants,who have repeatedly urgedhim to abandon it for a lessconspicuous and Goliath-likecane. This the Prince refusedto do, and even when In theact of biddinof adieu to hisfather before his departure forthe East with his cousin, theCzarowltz, he laughingly de-clined to leave it behind him,declaring that It was his mas-cot. It may be mentioned thatthis stick is to a certain extentin keeping with his enormousstature for he is six feet six inheight and broad in proportion.Prince George recentlyplaced another act of bravery tohis credit. During a terriblehurricane which was raging inthe Bay of Piraeus, the wavescaused a boat to capsize in which one of the men-of-warsailors was attempting to reach his ship. The Crown Prince,who happened to be on board one of the vessels In portanchored in the Immediate neighborhood, without a mo-ments hesitation sprang Into the angry sea and after battlingwith the waves for a considerable time at length succeeded. PRINCE GEORGE. 6o4 WITHIN ROYAL PALACES. in bringing the sailor close to one of the ironclads where hewas able to grasp hold of the ropes that were thrown tohim and to fasten one of them around the body of the ex-hausted man. M. Tricoupis, the present Prime Minister, is one of thegreat personalities of Europe, for practically he is the ruler ofGreece. He would have been a great man no matter where hehad been born, but the circumstances and surroundings of hisyouth aided him in attaining his present position. He firstsaw light in Nauplia in 1832, and is therefore still a man inthe very prime of life and strength. M. Tricoupis is a Greekto the backbone and can trace his pedigree far back throughmany centuries. No statesman has ever so entranced thepeople of the soil. Possessed of ample fortune, he is abovethe suspicion of corruption—a taint which is, alas ! too

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