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Este libro historico puede tener numerosos errores tipograficos y texto faltante. Los compradores pueden descargar una copia gratuita escaneada del libro original (sin errores tipograficos) desde la editorial. No indexado. No se muestra. 1903 edition. Extracto: ...for Leschetizky chiefly on account of the number of distinguished people whom he met. The Princess Ustinov, de Este libro historico puede tener numerosos errores tipograficos y texto faltante. Los compradores pueden descargar una copia gratuita escaneada del libro original (sin errores tipograficos) desde la editorial. No indexado. No se muestra. 1903 edition. Extracto: ...for Leschetizky chiefly on account of the number of distinguished people whom he met. The Princess Ustinov, delighted by the success of her youthful proteg6, made it her business to introduce him to all the notables present, both on that and subsequent occasions. "It was in her salon," says Leschetizky, "that I spoke for the first time with Comte de Nesselrode, chancellor of the empire. I studied with interest the face of this man who had had a personal acquaintance with the great Napoleon; had signed the treaties between France and Russia in 1814; had been party to all diplomatic negotiations of his day, the depositary of the most vital secrets--in short, played such an important part in the politics of Europe. He was very small, not impressive in bearing--a dry little man, his powerful individuality AT THE PALAIS USTINOV 153 showing only in the extremely bright eyes shining behind his spectacles. It was there also that I met Todleben; bnt in looking at the tall, stout man, I could not guess what wonders thisgentle, unassuming, soft-spoken individual was to work in the interest of military fortifications, nor how his name would be for all time gloriously linked with the defense of Sebastopol." My brother-in-law speaks with pleasure of the many other distinguished and charming people he met at the Palais Ustinov: among them the Comtesse de Ribeaupierre, daughter-in-law of the grand master of ceremonies at the imperial court, and the Princess Woronzov, both celebrated for wit and beauty. An amusing incident illustrating the despotism of the Russian government may be related here. Returning home one day, Leschetizky found a card: "M. Troubetskoi, nSe Prince Troubetskoii." The strange signature puzzled...


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Este libro historico puede tener numerosos errores tipograficos y texto faltante. Los compradores pueden descargar una copia gratuita escaneada del libro original (sin errores tipograficos) desde la editorial. No indexado. No se muestra. 1903 edition. Extracto: ...for Leschetizky chiefly on account of the number of distinguished people whom he met. The Princess Ustinov, de Este libro historico puede tener numerosos errores tipograficos y texto faltante. Los compradores pueden descargar una copia gratuita escaneada del libro original (sin errores tipograficos) desde la editorial. No indexado. No se muestra. 1903 edition. Extracto: ...for Leschetizky chiefly on account of the number of distinguished people whom he met. The Princess Ustinov, delighted by the success of her youthful proteg6, made it her business to introduce him to all the notables present, both on that and subsequent occasions. "It was in her salon," says Leschetizky, "that I spoke for the first time with Comte de Nesselrode, chancellor of the empire. I studied with interest the face of this man who had had a personal acquaintance with the great Napoleon; had signed the treaties between France and Russia in 1814; had been party to all diplomatic negotiations of his day, the depositary of the most vital secrets--in short, played such an important part in the politics of Europe. He was very small, not impressive in bearing--a dry little man, his powerful individuality AT THE PALAIS USTINOV 153 showing only in the extremely bright eyes shining behind his spectacles. It was there also that I met Todleben; bnt in looking at the tall, stout man, I could not guess what wonders thisgentle, unassuming, soft-spoken individual was to work in the interest of military fortifications, nor how his name would be for all time gloriously linked with the defense of Sebastopol." My brother-in-law speaks with pleasure of the many other distinguished and charming people he met at the Palais Ustinov: among them the Comtesse de Ribeaupierre, daughter-in-law of the grand master of ceremonies at the imperial court, and the Princess Woronzov, both celebrated for wit and beauty. An amusing incident illustrating the despotism of the Russian government may be related here. Returning home one day, Leschetizky found a card: "M. Troubetskoi, nSe Prince Troubetskoii." The strange signature puzzled...

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