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To Marry Into A Famous Family

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The princesa Victoria, second dauarhter of the Germán orown prince and grand daughter of Queen Victoria, is bout to nïarry into a fanious house Prince I.eopold of Auhalt, the bridegroorn elect descends from Albert, the Bear, and loss remotely f rom tkat "old Dessauer" with whom readers of Car lyle's Frederiek are so well acquainted, Leopokl, prinee of Anhalt-Dessau, md field marshal in the armies of Frederiek William and Frederiek IL, was no common man. He invented the iron vamrod; he invented the equftl step; in fact, he is the inventor of modern military tacúes. The solüiery oí every counfrv still reccives from tbis man, ou parade iields and baltic fiel Js, its word oí ootnmaad; out of his rough head proceeded the ussential of al) that the innumerable drill sergeants, in various languages, daily repeat and enforee. The oíd Dessauer further distinguished himself by marrying an apotheoary & dauo-htcr ' first with the left hand, and aftervvard (when, as the reward oí brilliant military achievemwits, he ha succeeded in etting her ennoblecí) in completer fashion. From this unión i derivcd the reigning lino of A.nh:iH.


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