The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold,
And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold. . . .
James Ramsay MacDonald may not know his Byron but he knows his Bible. To this God-fearing Scot the present obstreperous Assyrian minority in the Kingdom of Irak are precious remnants of early Christian tribes. Hundreds of them were being butchered last week by the Irak soldiers and Kurdish mercenaries of lean, falcon-eyed King Feisal.
These tidings so distressed Prime Minister MacDonald in Scotland last week that he broke off his vacation at Lossie-mouth...