Statistics for occurrence #1 of “King Victor Emanuel” in chapter 19 of Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1:
..., she is doing very much for me.
This was a season of extraordinary interest to one who had always loved Italy and pleaded for a generous policy toward her. Early in January it became known that King Victor Emanuel was dying.
At the Vatican his life-long adversary Pius IX was wasting away with a mortal disease.
It was a time of suspense.
The two had fought a long and obstinate duel: which of them, people ...
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