ITALY: New Commandments

When he struts forth in a black shirt, his round eyes wide and straining to flame like II Duce's, Signor Francesco Marini, Director General of the Milan Schools, is a terrific sight at which small Marias and Beppos quake.

Zealous, he has ordered that in school hours they must all wear shirts as black as his. Fanatic, he commanded last week that every day they shall recite three new commandments, brief, pagan and patriotic.

Little Eddas and Peppinos have been so used to rattling off: / am the Lord thy God. . . ....

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