British Commonwealth of Nations: Lala

One day the present Prince of Wales lay flat upon his back, kicked, squalled. "Lala" disciplined him, and later dried his tears. As a child, even the serene Princess Mary had her tantrums. "Lala" soothed her temper, tidied her frock. Later she assisted the youthful Prince Henry and the still younger Prince George to blow their noses, etc. For years, in fact, "Lala" was indispensable as the nursery maid of the Windsors.

Last week "Lala" was greatly promoted, greatly rewarded. She succeeded Miss Clark as housekeeper of...

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