Alix and grand duke Nicholas of Russia fell in love, but parents on both sides forbade the match.
“Good … not bad; very remarkable, anyhow,” said the grand duke judicially.
I intend to be a patriot myself, and to kill the grand duke of Reisenburg.
And the grand duke, changing his position, ended with a gracious motion of the hand, which encouraged the doctor to speak.
"I must go and talk with them, Vasili," said the grand duke quietly.
When the grand duke fell on the unwary Turks their defeat was complete.
The grand duke stood at the terrace wall watching their approach.
He read it aloud, encircled by a brilliant party, at a supper given by the grand duke of Hesse.
He had even spoken to him once at a reception of officers held by the grand duke.
It was his lively humorous personality the grand duke admired, not his representations.