During the winter Russia and France interposed in behalf of peace. The belligerents agreed to submit the question to their decision. Austria was permitted to take a small slice of Bavaria, and for a time the horrors of war were averted. The marshal glanced his eye over the document, and retired, overwhelmed with confusion. Thus ended the alliance between Prussia and France. 鈥淓ach party,鈥?writes Frederick, 鈥渨ished to be more cunning than the other.鈥?9 "Read it," he gasped, handing the note over. 超碰国产亚洲人人 鈥淭he queen went to her own apartment to fetch it. I ran in to her there for a moment. She was out of her senses, wringing her hands, crying incessantly, and exclaiming, 鈥極 God, my son, my son!鈥?Breath failed me. I fell fainting into the arms of Madam Sonsfeld. The queen took the writing-desk to the king. He immediately broke it open and tore out the letters, with which he went away. The queen came back to us. We were comforted by the assurance, from some of the attendants, that my brother at least was not dead. Kennedy, by this time, had given up the further quizzing of Rascon at this time as hopeless, and was preparing to leave.