Lot n° 259
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Princess MATHILDE. 4 L.A. signed with an... - Lot 259 - Ader
Princess MATHILDE. 4 L.A. signed with an initials, Mons , to her dear Charles; 4 pages in-8 each. 2 L.A. are attached. (incomplete); and an autogr. note to a dear old man. War of 1870. 9 October. She received her letter on her return from The Hague, "where I went to spend a few days at the Queen's house. I hasten to reply that I am delighted at the thought that you will be living in Belgirate "... 17 October. "I am always the saddest - the most discouraged. The siege of Paris worries and torments me. Your brother looks well: he is cheerful and never thinks of himself - but it is not the same with me... 4 November. "I am brooding, I am saddened, and I have only one idea: to go back to St. Gratien and be ignored. She imagines her life sad and isolated: "Isolation is where the heart is not, and discouragement comes and wins without doing anything about it; every day we tell each other the news tomorrow; and tomorrow only brings a prolongation of our suffering"...
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