Of the world's 56 million square miles of land, one-fourth lies under the scepter of Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of her other Realms and Territories, Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith. In this great domain, nine times vaster than Rome's, live 603 million people.

They are blacks and whites, browns and yellows, dukes and Dyaks, cannibals and countesses, Klondike trappers and Scottish Trappists, Royal Lancers and Fijian dancers. They worship many gods, among them Allah, Buddha,...

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