GREAT BRITAIN: To the Ramparts

For 32 years, conservative, sporting George Horatio Charles Cholmondeley (rhymes with glumly), fifth Marquess of Cholmondeley and Joint Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England, has sat silent in Britain's House of Lords. Last week, in the face of a growing national menace, he could maintain his peace no longer. "At long last," the 72-year-old Lord told his peers, "I have been brought to my feet by the wish to do something about the rabbit." Rabbits, his lordship insisted, must be exterminated. However, he said, "the only way a rabbit can meet a decent death is to come up against...

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