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Queen Victoria

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,121 / 110 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,207
Added to site: 2005.10.31
mnybks.net#: 11685
Genre: Biography
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upon the two boys, both at that time and in later years. But they had a thoroughly happy boyhood and did not suffer from a lack of companions. After their confirmation their father took them on a visit to several Courts in Germany, and also to Vienna--a journey which was intended to open their minds to the great world of which they had learnt so much and seen so little; and it was about this time that King Leopold, the brother of the Duke of Coburg, thought it wise to make a careful inquiry into the life and character of the young Prince.

CHAPTER III

: Early Years God save thee, weeping Queen! Thou shalt be well beloved! The tyrant's sceptre cannot move, As those pure tears have moved! E.B. BROWNING

When she was five years old the Princess Victoria began to have lessons, chiefly with a governess, Miss von Lehzen--"my dearly beloved angelic Lehzen," as she called her. These two remained devotedly attached to one an

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