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THE CZAR'S VISIT TO THE GRAND OPERA OF PARIS. The Paris correspondent of The Times sends the following particulars of the reception the Emperor of Russia met with fin the occasion of his visit to tlie Grand Opera :— Magnificent preparations had been made to receive him. From "an early hour in the evening the Boulevard des Ttaliens was thronged to the utmost. Mounted Guards of Paris were stationed at the corners of the streets on both sides of this great thoroughfare, from the Rue de la Paix to the Rue Vivienne, or patrolled along it, and unusually strong detachments of sergem-de-ville moved about or were placed in line in the front of the crowds. At the 4atrance of the Rue Lepelletier on the Italian Boule- vards they were most numerous, as there the pressure Was greatest. The street had been w 11 cleaned and landed over the cafes and restaurants adjoining dis- played the French and Russian flags, and were brilliantly lighted up. The Court tailor at the corner maintained his old reputation as I'homme le plus eclaire de Paris. -The space in front was strewed with flowers, and the facade splendidly illuminated. A considerable number of the boxes and seats had been previously taken for the occasion, in order that the. audience ahould be for the greater part composed of per- sons not likely to give expression to any un- seemly manifestations. The house was completely filled before half-past eight. At half past nine the roll of drums announced the arrival of the Czar, the Emperor Napoleon, the Empress, and the Princes of Russia, Prussia, and the rest of the Imperial family of France. At this moment the crowd on the sideways of the Boulevard swayed to and fro there was much confusion caused by people pressing forward to get a sight of the cortege, and some very demonstrative persons were taken into custody. The a. first carriage that passed was believed to contain the Czar and his sons, and here, too, the cry was heard of Pologne The others followed, attended by strong escorts, and were greeted occasionally with Vive VEmpereur When the Imperial party entered, the audience, of course, rose to welcome them, hut without any manifestation. The front rows were occupied by Ministers, Ambassadors, and almost all the high functionaries of State, military and civil, uniformed, embroidered, bestarred, and beribanded to the utmost, the ladies radiant with diamonds. The entertainment Consisted of the overture of Guillaume Tell, an act of the Africaine, and an act of Giselle. The interior was Daagnificently decorated and lit up. The night was beautifully cool, and the crowds remained on the Boulevards till the last moment. It was midnight When the performance was ended the cortege returned, Still with dense crowds on both sides, by the same way It came, and attended by the same escort. As the carriages rolled along there were cries of Vive VEmpereur," with several times Oh oh meant, perhaps, for groans. There were also viv its for the Empress, which B er Ma jesty graciously acknowledged. The Emperor Napoleon and his party returned to the fuileries the Czar and his friends to the Elysee—the Elysee once called Bourbon, then National, and now Bonaparte or Napoleon—and the streets once more became silent.

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