13 APRIL 1867, Page 2

We regret deeply to note that the Princess of Wales

is decidedly worse. A bulletin issued on Thursday is very cautious, but it is clear from the medical reports that inflammation has again ap- peared in the knee, "without any exciting cause," and that recovery must now be an exceedingly tedious and painful affair. The change, which it is clear strikes the profession as exceedingly serious, will be received with pain in every household in the kingdom. Even the labourers are interested, and more than one old countryside recipe has, we hear, been forwarded by peasants to Marlborough House.