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Frederick the Great and His Court

An historical romance

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Author: Louisa Mühlbach (Klara Muller)
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 136,812 / 389 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.6
LoC Categories: CT, PT
Downloads: 947
mnybks.net#: 5211
Origin: gutenberg.org
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XI. Reward and Punishment, XII. The Return, XIII. The Death of the Old Time, XIV. The Discovery, XV. The Countermine, XVI. The Surprise, XVII. The Resignation of Baron von Pollnitz,


FREDERICK THE GREAT AND HIS COURT.
BOOK I.

CHAPTER I

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THE QUEEN SOPHIA DOROTHEA.

The palace glittered with light and splendor; the servants ran here and there, arranging the sofas and chairs; the court gardener cast a searching glance at the groups of flowers which he had placed in the saloons; and the major domo superintended the tables in the picture gallery. The guests of the queen will enjoy to-night a rich and costly feast. Every thing wore the gay and festive appearance which, in the good old times, the king's palace in Berlin had been wont to exhibit. Jesting and merrymaking were the order of the day, and even the busy servants were good-humored and smiling, knowing that this evening there was no danger of blows and kicks, of fierce threats and trembling terror. Happil

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