Foreign News: A Very Respectable History

Britons, though they never will be slaves, nevertheless face increasing dependence on the U.S. The New Statesman's Poet Laureate Sagittarius (real name: Olga Katzin) wrote last week:

When Britain started to sweep the seas She took the ocean for her demesne,

She planted her prosperous Colonies, A very respectable Virgin Queen,

And raided the Western Hemisphere .

As a very respectable privateer. . . .

Britannia in the Imperial role Increased in splendour and waxed in girth,

Her island sceptre assumed control Of a large proportion of all the earth,

And through the ages she...

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