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A npir'er of the *'Fgaro" has had the advantage of oloaely examining Prince .Blsmu»k 6 petßonal , appearauoa.. The Obaooollor had . come to Ihe station at Ffleirlohßraho to meet Count Kslnoky, and tho repqrter, warned beforehand of his approach, was there, to look on. -He , found the Ft lnoa, •< very.: homely parson both . [n manners and appearanoe. He arrived In ft email open carriage drawn by two horses »nd' followed by ttra black doge. He wore aa old, soft, andvtomewhat battered. felt hat and a long grey coat, and parried a- w big Bilok In hi* hand. He w»a thlp, and.wlry^ and brlik In hli movementa, aad had nothing of the savage look he haa when h«s photograph ia taken m uniform. Ha looked, In ahort, like a plain, J wel!-d!Bpoßed, ; * country gentleman,, and shook. hands with the at&tlonmauter, and bowed mdae affably to . the people - who stood, piping, . by. Ho thon leant sgulost a pillar of the verandah, where tha ,V Flcaro'a "reporter stadled him at leisure. Bat Is it not » fact ■ most trite that sppearanoes are deoepttve? - The man who would take Prince Biemarok for 1 a plain oonntry gentleman would be ' mightily out In his reokonlog.— hat ns, • however, hope- that the Prince's state of i health was aa satisfactory is it appeared ■ to be.- ■■•■ ■-" :..-., ... -:■/■;-' ■■'-'-'■ ■ '■ 1 . w ' ' • ' , ■..■• '

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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PRINCE BISMARCK. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888