The fourth coffin contained the remains of “Friedrich der Grosse”—Frederick the Great, the son of the Soldier King.
“There are no facts,” Friedrich Nietzsche famously wrote, meaning that reality is composed of competing stories about reality.
Even Friedrich Nietzsche proposed marriage before eventually dismissing her as "an ill-smelling monkey with false breasts."
"It's rare to keep secrets so long in this busy, gossipy publishing world," Friedrich told me.
When Crown Prince Friedrich Augustus of Saxony married Maria Josepha of Austria in 1719, the party raged for a full 28 days.
Friedrich's Life-battle is fought out; instead of suffering and sore labor, here is now rest.
Friedrich (thoughtlessly): I thought——(Correcting himself) pardon me!
This was the most idyllic of Friedrich Wilhelm's feats, and a very real one the while.
Friedrich (softly): Oh, yes; I do know it, but—it takes so much to do that.
Friedrich halts him, not quite too late; organizes a new and third Attack.