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The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 19, March 18, 1897

A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,730 / 41 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 761
Added to site: 2005.03.19 10055

After many a legal wrangle, and many a fine argument, the court finally gave its opinion that the Duke of Anjou had lost his case for the following very good reasons:

First, because there is no longer a King of France--France being now a republic.

Second, because the title of King of France is not one that can be handed down from father to son, like other titles. It is the sole property of the ruler of the kingdom of France. France being no longer a kingdom, it has no king, and therefore nobody has the right to the title at all.

Third, because there being no longer a kingdom of France, nor a king of France, nobody has any especial right to use the coat of arms of the king. The court was of opinion that anybody may use it who feels inclined.

Fourth, because there being no longer a kingdom of France nor a king, neither of the quarrelling dukes has any need to issue proclamations. If they do issue them, no one will take any notice of them, and therefore the court cannot see that it is anybody's busi



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