For some unexplained reason, soon after this, the king partially relented, and invited Voltaire to Potsdam. He allowed him to retain his cross and key, and said nothing about the return of the volume of poetry. This was a volume of which twelve copies only had been printed. On the 25th of March, 1753, Voltaire left Potsdam for Dresden. Frederick was astounded, alarmed, for a moment overwhelmed, as these tidings were clearly made known to him. He had brought all this upon himself. 鈥淎nd yet,鈥?the wretched man exclaimed, 鈥渨hat a life I lead! This is not living; this is being killed a thousand times a day!鈥? CHAPTER XXVII. THE LEUTHEN CAMPAIGN. To obviate the difficulty of the Crown Prince becoming the head of a party in Berlin antagonistic to the king, the plan was suggested of having him appointed, with his English princess, vice-regent of Hanover. But this plan failed. Hotham now84 became quite discouraged. He wrote home, on the 22d of April, that he had that day dined with the king; that the Crown Prince was present, but dreadfully dejected, and that great sympathy was excited in his behalf, as he was so engaging and so universally popular. He evidently perceived some indications of superiority in the Crown Prince, for he added, 鈥淚f I am not much mistaken, this young prince will one day make a very considerable figure.鈥? [See larger version] 一本道久在线综合色色_大香蕉一本道久在线_一本道久久综合久久爱 Frederick himself was chief engineer. The army was divided into two forces of twenty-five thousand each. Carlyle gives a graphic description of this enterprise. 鈥淔rederick.鈥?