shut himself up alone and considered it. and he probably devised
some consolation for himself, for he subsequently again went out to
drive, feeling merry and happy. But this time he saw a sick man.
He saw an emaciated, livid, trembling man with dim eyes. The
prince, from whom sickness had been concealed, stopped and asked
what this was. And when he learnt that this was sickness, to which
all men are liable, and that he himself -- a healthy and happy
prince -- might himself fall ill tomorrow, he again was in no mood