l all the crown-jewels of France, and also those of the Queen of England.
A far greater establishment was assigned to me than any fille de France had ever had, not excepting any of my aunts, the Queens of England and of Spain, and the Duchess of Savoy.
The Queen, my grandmother, gave me as a governess the same lady who had been governess to the late King.
Pageant or funeral, it is the same thing.
In the midst of these festivities we heard of the death of the King of Spain; whereat the QueeMonsieur, his younger brother, Philip IV.
of Spain, Charles II.
of England, the Emperor of Germany, the Archduke Leopold of Austria,--prospective king of - Holland,the King of Portugal, the Prince of Denmark, the Elector of Bavaria, the Duke of Savoy, Conde's son, and Conde himself.
For the last of these alone she seems to have felt any real affection.
Their tie was more than cousinly; the same heroic blood of the early Bourbons was in them, they were trained by the same precocious successe