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her property and leave Spain for
ever, rather than suppress the
publication of her book.
"I will not be sat on," she adds.
"The only things I value are my
personality and my work. I do
not attach any importance to my
birtti, because I cannot help it."
The princess, who lives in Par
is, was the guest of this'nation in
May, 1893, during the world's
fair, representing the queen re
gent of Spain in the Columbus
celebration. It was then that this
photo was taken.
ONE OF LIFE'S LITTLE MYSTERIES
Whal: are violets for?
"Violets are created to be made into corsage bouquets to "be
worn over our hearts and to ex-
Ohale sweet incense for our nos-
Itrils," aver Marjorie.and Claire.
"Surest thing you know," echoes
Sadie, though whyshe is so sure v
doth not appear, since Sadie cer
tainly never wore violets over her
"Violets were created to bour
geon and blow that men might
look into their purple eyes," and
so on and so forth, says the poet.
"Violets were made to sell,"
says the florist.
'Violets were made to teach us
the b'eauty of, humility," says the
The consensus of opinion is that violets were made to be seen,
Were they? '
There's a certain sheer cliff in a certain range Qf mountains,-ahd
half way down that cliff is a little grassy ledge that no man ever
trod. Only the birds and the wind come there.
Yet on that ledge, where man has never been, where, in all like- '
lihoad, no man ever will be while the world spins, there are jjriolets
that bloom year in and year out just as do the violets in the 'valley
below. If you were to lean over the verge of the cliff some clear
day in early May and look at the ledge with a powerful glass, you
could see the violets as a blue blurr.
But nobody ever does that.
No one, in all the thousands of years that have passed since the
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