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Britain's Christmas waits (streetwalking carol-singers) last week had a new carol to add to their repertoire of Wenceslas, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, and 'Ark The 'Erald Haingels Sing. Sir Edward Elgar, potent and pontifical British composer and conductor, master of the King's music, had composed one especially to celebrate the recovery of his Majesty George V.

Some weeks ago Sir Edward browsed through a volume of poems by medieval George Gascoigne (1535-77) entitled A hnndreth Sundrie Floures bound up in one small Posie. Gathered Partely (by translation) in the fyne outlandish gardens...

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