Foreign News: Christmas Cards

Some months ago members of the British royal family commenced to bestir themselves in the performance of an annual and not unimportant duty—the choice of motifs and mottoes for their Christmas cards.

As usual, replicas of the cards have been made public, and last week many a plebeian Christmas card shopper gleaned a modicum of satisfaction from reflecting that the taste even of royalty is not always flawless. Numerous observers opined that Princess Mary had displayed a notable lack of critical flair in choosing a 17th Century garden tableau, subtitled in hackneyed fashion, "Gather...

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