GREAT BRITAIN: Lovely Apparition

In the May issue of Lilliput, the English magazine for moppets, appeared last week an introduction penned by War Secretary Leslie Hore-Belisha for a story written by his late mother. In this she described how Leslie, when a lad, fell into the ocean and sank a considerable distance, whereupon "a most lovely apparition with streaming hair glided toward him. She had eyes of the deepest blue. Her skin reminded him of a luscious peach. Most wondrous of all was her body. It tapered off into a slender curve, which sparkled and reflected every color."

The mermaid offered to take Leslie...

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