¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 doves some of which were caught by the Princess- These demonstrations of admiration kept the street densely packed with thousands of upturned faces and on every spot from whence a view could be obtained- so that it was very difficult to pass the Horses through- the crowd would sway and surge with the carriage poles punching many backs until the people would crowd aside or between the two rows of carriages almost crowded under the wheels-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Below the Royal balcony was a dense crowd of vultures, a ravenous mob, struggling for dear life to catch the stray bouquets, to sell them over again. More than half of the bouquets fell short of the carriages or balconies and these rabbles struggled over them amidst the Horses feet worse than would so many famished Dogs over slices of meat- This same kind of mob infested every balcony, following beside carriages, even stealing from within them, and it was useless to ask for one that fell among them.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 It was especially provoking to thus lose one of the hansome large bouquets thrown by the Princess. But she was a good thrower and threw many hundreds, so that the carriages all got several-
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One large basket was being sent up to the Princess when the pole broke letting it down among the rabble where it was instantly torn to pieces in the struggle over it, but the rabble suffered for their greediness. A few of the Princess’ suit kept up an incessant shower into their faces all afternoon, and this bouquet mob was the only disagreable feature that distracted our attention- Still among all this varying crowd there was not one effort at insult to the Royalty- After having been so long priest-ridden they