ABYSSINIA: Coronation

Chained like dogs to the Coronation dais of Abyssinia's Emperor and Empress, five full-grown lions with great golden manes snarled and roared last week, drew misgiving looks from the No. 1 Coronation guest, Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester, third son of George V.

Swaying their supple bodies violently, Coptic Christian priests followed their Archbishop up the aisle of St. George's Cathedral in Addis Ababa (New Flower), Abyssinian capital. The chill air, blue with incense, reeked with the smoke of native tallow candles, throbbed to wild strains. Cried the Archbishop, lifting high the...

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