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Edition: February 3, 1844 February 3, 1844
Whilst under the process of learning her A B C, the princess evinced no usual degree of curiosity to ascertain the utility of being so tormented, "What good this—what good this?" was her frequent inquiry; and, when satisfied "that mamma could know all that was contained in the great book on the table because she knew her letters, whilst the little daughter could not;" the little lady replied, "I learn, too—I learn, too—very quick!" and, it is added, she so quickened her pace in learning and articulations, as soon to become mistress of the alphabet.— Fraser's Magazine.