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For Germany was fighting above all for the integrity of the Monarchy, which would be lost the moment Germany laid down her arms. Whatever German politicians and generals said was of little consequence. As long as England remained bent on satisfying her Allies with our territory, Germany was the only protection against these plans. Tisza had no desire for conquest beyond a frontier protection from Roumania, and he was decidedly opposed to the dismemberment of new states (Poland); weaken not to strengthen Hungary.

Was a Archduke had no characters KONOPISCHT 43 sympathy with the speeches of the Emperor William, nor yet with his obvious desire for popularity, which the Archduke The Emperor William, on his part, could not understand. undoubtedly grew more attached to the Archduke during his Franz Ferdinand latter years than he had been originally. was not on such good terms with the Crown Prince of Germany. They spent some weeks together at St. Moritz in Switzerland, without learning to know each other any better; but this can readily be explained by the difference in age and also by the much more serious views of life held by the Archduke.

Day prophecy containing as did the unspoken recognition that the world would have to reckon on him as a powerful factor, still he emphatically pointed out how mad flattered him, it such a prophecy was. It was fulfilled, however, later, though very differently from what was meant originally, and never was prince more innocent of causing blood to flow than the unhappy victim of Sarajevo. The Archduke suffered most terribly under the conditions The sincere and true resulting from his unequal marriage.

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