鈥淭heir king鈥?(Wilhelmina鈥檚 grandfather) 鈥渨as of extreme gravity, and hardly spoke a word to any body. He saluted Madam Sonsfeld, my governess, very coldly, and asked if I was always so serious, and if my humor was of a melancholy turn. 鈥楢ny thing but that, sire,鈥?answered Madam Sonsfeld; 鈥榖ut the respect she has for your majesty prevents her from being as sprightly as she commonly is.鈥?He shook his head and said nothing. The reception he had given me, and this question, gave me such a chill that I never had the courage to speak to him.鈥? 鈥淭his battle is a masterpiece of movements, of man?uvres, and of resolution. It is enough to immortalize Frederick, and to rank him among the greatest generals. It develops, in the highest degree, both his moral and his military qualities.鈥? Again M. Jordan wrote, a week later, on the 20th of December: 鈥淚 grant it, my dear D鈥橝rget,鈥?said the king, 鈥渂ut it is too372 dangerous a part to play. A reverse brings me to the edge of ruin. I know too well the mood of mind I was in the last time I left Berlin ever to expose myself to it again. If luck had been against me there, I saw myself a monarch without a throne. A bad game that. In fine, I wish to be at peace.鈥? 534 On the 24th of November the belligerents entered into an armistice until the 1st of March. All were exhausted. It was manifest that peace would soon be declared. Commissioners to arrange the terms of peace met at the castle of Hubertsburg, near Dresden. On the 15th of February, 1763, peace was concluded. Frederick retained Silesia. That was the result of the war. The entertainment was prolonged until a late hour of the night. The delighted guests, as they retired, urged their host to attend parade with them in the morning, offering to come in person to conduct him to the ground. The count, with pleasure, accepted the invitation. In the morning he was escorted to the parade-ground. His fame spread rapidly. Friends multiplied. He was invited to sup with the officers in the evening, and accepted the invitation. Marshal Broglio, a very stately gentleman of seventy years, was military governor at Strasbourg. The count and one of his companions, the distinguished philosopher Count Algarotti, were invited to dine with the marshal. The supper given in the evening by the officers was brilliant. They then repaired to the opera. A poor little girl came to the box with a couple of lottery tickets for sale. Frederick gave her four ducats ($25), and tore up the tickets. 日本高清视频免费v,日本一大免费高清,日本最新免费一区 The king, as we have mentioned, allotted to his son a very moderate income, barely enough for the necessary expenses of his establishment. But the prince borrowed money in large sums from the Empress of Germany, from Russia, from England. It was well known that, should his life be preserved, he would soon have ample means to repay the loan. Frederick William probably found it expedient to close his eyes against these transactions. But he did not attempt to conceal the chagrin with which he regarded the literary and voluptuous tastes of his son. 鈥淕eneral Loudon, take a seat by my side. I had much rather have you with me than opposite me.鈥?Mettez vous aupr猫s de moi. J鈥檃ime mieux vous avoir 脿 c?t茅 de moi que vis-脿-vis.181 Frederick.鈥?