GREAT BRITAIN: Whistle in the Dark

GREAT BRITAIN Whistle in the Dark In the state coach that Queen Victoria got in Ireland, King George VI this week rode to Westminster, put on his robes of state (an ermine cape, a robe of purple velvet over a military uniform), and formally opened Britain's most evenly divided Parliament in 40 years. The King walked slowly into the House of Lords, his head held stiffly under the weight of the heavy (2½-Ibs.), jeweled crown of state. Queen Elizabeth, impressive in gold-embroidered white satin and pearls, walked by his side, her white-gloved left hand...

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