Foreign News: Nimble Jack

H. M. George V, R. I., is naturally harassed by artists anxious to paint his portrait and gain fame and pelf thereby. Recently Artist Richard Jack, R. A., failed to persuade His Majesty to grant a sitting, but was graciously allowed the loan of a sword, a field marshal's uniform on which were pinned many orders, and a cape—all indisputably fresh from the royal wardrobe. Thus encouraged, Artist Jack slapped these accoutrements upon canvas in an attitude "regally erect," which was reported to "make the King seem unusually tall and commanding." Pleased, His...

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