The Czar might retreat until his pursuers perished of fatigue and hunger.
One of the captured trains was the hospital train of the czar.
The Czar and he had married two sisters, and each had a son.
Sometime after, the Czar asked if there was no beer to be had.
After this visit the Czar went to say goodbye to the King at the Tuileries.
I can see how the Czar or Kaiser might set to work, but even they could not hope to succeed.
Russians might have placed their Czar on the throne of the Hapsburgs in Vienna.
His own mother had warned the czar that disaster threatened him.
And again the czar, misled by a false adviser, refused to heed.
The czar then withdrew and presently returned with the document.