BRITAIN: Jubilee Bash for the Liz They Love

It was, said Prince Philip, "a good excuse for a party."

And what a party it was. In a spontaneous outburst of powerful feelings, millions of Britons last week celebrated the Silver Jubilee of Elizabeth II, who for the past 25 years has been "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." Despite cool weather and gray, overcast skies that occasionally exploded in rainstorms, it was a week of exuberant...

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