The Reluctant Empress
Knopf, 1986 - 410 Seiten
Extremely interesting biography of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the beautifland mysterious Queen who was the Romantic idol of 19th-century Europe and wasassassinated in 1898.
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Later, she told her lady-in-waiting "how afraid she had been in the world of
strangers, of exalted personages — how everything had seemed so different! —
how she missed her home and her sisters and brothers! — the whole carefree ...
Everything I did was bad. She passed disparaging judgments on anyone I loved.
She found out everything because she never stopped prying. The whole house
feared her so much that everyone trembled. Of course they told her everything.
... sorrows away, always higher and higher, until finally everything comes to the
Emperor — and he, who cannot send it higher, accepts everything and works
everything through patiently, personally caring for the welfare of each and every
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