As we were not Archdukes, we had our Hades lighted only by a pound of short sixteens.
The Archdukes received them with stately courtesy at their own palace.
The States had made no peace either with the Archdukes or with Spain.
In treating for peace we ask no gift of freedom from the archdukes.
Why did the archdukes not declare their intentions openly and at once?
But then the archdukes, the emperor's brothers, boldly determined to interfere.
If queens smiled and archduchesses looked kind upon him, let kings and archdukes look to it.
The Archdukes still talked of making Windischgrtz dictator of Vienna.
The United Provinces were treated "as free States over which the archdukes made no pretensions."
His youth and his exploits gained him admission as a hero of the old monarchy to the circle of archdukes.