If the rani so wished it, hers was the prerogative; though a strange one for a woman to assert.
It was in the palace of the disinherited rani, or Princess of the state.
"Good, most sagacious Tantia Topi," the rani exclaimed approvingly.
The rani stepped close to the officer and scrutinized his features.
The rani of Jhansi had clearly become the fountain of honor and authority with the people.
The two officers bowed to the rani and retraced their steps to the end of the hall.
The rani started to her feet as Ahmad took a hasty stride forward.
The Foreigners required a further assurance of safety from the rani.
To the noble rani of Jhansi belongs all praise for the glory of this day.
In her palace the rani anxiously awaited news of the surrender.