Frederick was accustomed to cover his deep designs of diplomacy322 by the promotion of the utmost gayety in his capital. Never did Berlin exhibit such spectacles of festivity and pleasure as during the winter of 1742 and 1743. There was a continued succession of operas, balls, f锚tes, and sleigh-parties. Frederick鈥檚 two younger sisters were at that time brilliant ornaments of his court. They were both remarkably beautiful and vivacious. The Princess Louise Ulrique was in her twenty-third year. The following letter to Frederick from these two princesses will be keenly appreciated by many of our young lady readers whose expenses have exceeded their allowance. It shows very conclusively that there may be the same pecuniary annoyances in the palaces of kings as in more humble homes. 99XXXX开心情色站_色五月_激情五月_开心五月天-开心色播网 The great victory of Fontenoy, gained by the French on the Rhine, caused boundless exultation throughout France. 鈥淭he French,鈥?writes Carlyle, 鈥渕ade immense explosions of rejoicing over this victory; Voltaire celebrating it in prose and verse to an amazing degree; the whole nation blazing out over it into illuminations, arcs of triumph, and universal three times three; in short, I think nearly the heartiest national huzza, loud, deep, long-drawn, that the nation ever gave in like case.鈥? 鈥淚 should not value the money,鈥?the king added. 鈥淚f money would content her I would give more.鈥?