er that he beat a hasty retreat.
The King did not move a muscle of his countenance, but the Queen looked around and said something to him in Italian, laughing pleasantly.
She is said to be friendly to Americans and is quite intimate with Miss Harriet Hosmer.
She is at least a woman of noble courage, and when Garibaldi besieged Naples she went on to the ramparts and rallied the soldiers with the shells bursting about her.
They subscribed themselves in Wood's register under the name of Bourbon, and after their departure we found our lunch cold, but perhaps we relished it better for this visitation of royalty.
Then we all went to the carnival, where an Italian lazzaroni attempted to pick Wood's pocket, but was caught in the act and soundly kicked by Wood.
This was the most entertaining event of the afternoon.
The best part of the carnival was the quantity of fresh flowers that were brought in from the country and sold at very moderate prices.
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