'Crowned to Serve', a Coronation Welcome to Our King and Queen

'Crowned to Serve', a Coronation Welcome to Our King and Queen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...which seemed to bind Both high and low of human kind. "No age could wither thee; even now Fair youth sits lightly on thy brow! Young as the heart no cares could sear, The heart still warm at eighty year! "O royal head, O loving heart, Whose kindness did to Power impart A might beyond the might of Force From motherhood's Divinest source! "E. Wordsworth." A Family Example. The following annual subscriptions have been received at the Bank of England for King Edward's Hospital Fund for London: --. The Prince and Princess of Wales, 150 guineas. Prince Edward of Wales, 1 guinea. Prince Albert of Wales, 1 guinea. Princess Victoria of Wales, 1 guinea Prince Henry of Wales, 1 guinea. The Interests of the King. In days of old the King used to play cricket, and in recent years has been present at many of the historic matches. He is almost as careful in matters of diet as his Royal Mother always was. It is significant of his desire to have personal and intimate knowledge of the condition of his people that, when Prince of Wales, he more than once investigated slum life in the neighbourhood of Bethnal Green, attended by a single gentleman-in-waiting. He went unrecognized, save by a detective.--The News. The King and Queen. The entrance by the King and Queen Alexandra upon the fortieth year of their married life suggests the question whether a twelvemonth hence some means may not be taken specially to celebrate their four decades of union. Everybody is familiar with the fact that the twenty-fifth such anniversary is the silver wedding, the fiftieth the golden, and the sixtieth the diamond; but how many know the terms applied to the intervening periods? There are authorities on the subject who declare that the first anniversary is the...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236809777
  • 9781236809773