Upon the reception of this letter, the prince, without replying to it, verbally asked leave, through one of his officers, to throw up his commission and retire to his family in Berlin. The king scornfully replied, 鈥淟et him go; he is fit for nothing else.鈥?In the deepest dejection the prince returned to his home. Rapidly his health failed, and before the year had passed away, as we shall have occasion hereafter to mention, he sank into the grave, deploring his unhappy lot. 综合图区 经典_青青草在现线免费观看_青青草免费视频_久久日日费线看线看 The treaty of Breslau was signed on the 11th of June, and ratified at Berlin on the 28th of July. By this treaty, Silesia, Lower and Upper, was ceded to 鈥淔rederick and his heirs for evermore,鈥?while Frederick withdrew from the French alliance, and entered into friendly relations with her Hungarian majesty. Immediately after the settlement of this question, Frederick, cantoning his troops in Silesia, returned to Berlin. Elate with victory314 and accompanied by a magnificent suite, the young conqueror hastened home, over green fields and beneath a summer鈥檚 sun. Keenly he enjoyed his triumph, greeted with the enthusiastic acclaim of the people in all the towns and villages through which he passed.67 At Frankfort-on-the-Oder, where a fair was in operation, the king stopped for a few hours. Vast crowds, which had been drawn to the place by the fair, lined the highway for a long distance on both sides, eager to see the victor who had aggrandized Prussia by adding a large province to its realms. 鈥淲hen the body has been carried into the church, there shall be placed upon the coffin my handsomest sword, my best scarf, a pair of gilt spurs, and a gilt helmet. There shall be brought from Berlin twenty-four six-pounders, which shall make twelve discharges singly. Then the battalions will fire. In the mean time a Venetian embassador, on his way to one of the northern courts, passed a night at a hotel in Berlin. He was immediately arrested, with his luggage, by a royal order. A dispatch was transmitted to Venice, stating that the embassador would be held as a hostage till Barberina was sent to Prussia. 鈥淎 bargain,鈥?says Frederick, in his emphatic utterance, 鈥渋s a bargain. A state should have law courts to enforce contracts entered into in their territories.鈥? The King an Artist.鈥擟ruel Exactions of the King.鈥擟onflicts of Etiquette.鈥擰uarrel with George II.鈥擭uptial Intrigues.鈥擡nergetic Action of Frederick William.鈥擬arriage of Frederica Louisa.鈥擣ritz and his Flute.鈥擶rath of the King.鈥擝eats Wilhelmina and Fritz.鈥擜ttempts to strangle Fritz.鈥擳he Hunt at Wusterhausen.鈥擨ntrigues in reference to the Double Marriage.鈥擜nguish of Wilhelmina.鈥擟ruelty of her Mother.鈥擱esolve of Fritz to escape to England.