The queen-mother smiled pleasantly at him, saying, "What do you want, Philip?"
The queen-mother lifted her from the floor, and tenderly embraced her.
The latter part of this speech had so agitated the queen-mother that her son had pity on her.
The queen-mother could not have been surprised at this avowal.
In the unpremeditated conflict that took place at Ponts de Ce, the troops of the queen-mother were beaten.
This was the visit to Kotzebue of the queen-mother and the royal family.
He ascribes to the King—the queen-mother, rather—a nobler policy than either of them ever entertained.
The queen-mother rose, and with a tone of authority said, "Pray set off, sir."
"Come, Philip, show a little firmness," said the queen-mother.
The queen-mother gave the French the most affectionate reception.