Memoirs of Frederica Sophia Wilhelmina, Princess Royal of Prussia Volume 2

Memoirs of Frederica Sophia Wilhelmina, Princess Royal of Prussia Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ... to be committed in.m domirrions, and if my son had a hand in it, I coul wish. he had never been born, or that he had died in the cradle. "I am the master here, and 1 shall teach every person who presumes to counteract my authority, that I know how to enforce it." "I should imagine, my lord," said I, " that no person calls your authority in question, and I should be miserable if I thought your highness imagined the hereditary prince had any concern with this affair." "I do not think so, either, madam; but my son would have acted with more propriety if he had himself informed me of it. I believe however that Munichow must have given him quite a different account of this matter." "That is very true," said I, " but if I were allowed to add one word----" "You may say whatever you please, madam." "Very well, then," I replied, "let your highness substitute clemency for justice, and be contented with the satisfaction already taken in arresting Munichow; let him be released to-morrow, and the hereditary prince will immediately send him off. He is my brother's favourite, who has the greatest obligations to him and his whole family, and who will display the utmost gratitude when he learns that your highness released him in consideration of his services to himself." "I request your royal highness to speak to me no more on this subject; I know my duty, and I wish you good evening." With these words he went out, and left me quite stupified. The hereditary prince found me not yet recovered from the effects of this fine discourse; and we both judged that the affair was likely to be of a very serious nature. The hereditary prince...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236778650
  • 9781236778659