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Re: God Save the Queen
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0703  Thursday, 10 April 2003

[1]     From:   Martin Steward <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 9 Apr 2003 17:18:22 +0100
        Subj:   Re: SHK 14.0692 Re: God Save the Queen

[2]     From:   Gabriel Egan <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 9 Apr 2003 12:13:01 +0100
        Subj:   Re: SHK 14.0684 Re: God Save the Queen


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From:           Martin Steward <
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Date:           Wednesday, 9 Apr 2003 17:18:22 +0100
Subject: 14.0692 Re: God Save the Queen
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.0692 Re: God Save the Queen

"Terence Hawkes quotes a large extract from Statutory Instrument 1988
No.  1082.  Clearly this is just a legal form, like an oath of office."

Sea Lawrence

Indeed - a legal form prescribed by statute (Royal Assent Act 1967).

m

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From:           Gabriel Egan <
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Date:           Wednesday, 9 Apr 2003 12:13:01 +0100
Subject: 14.0684 Re: God Save the Queen
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.0684 Re: God Save the Queen

Sear Lawrence

>The governor-general at the time was merely enforcing
>the principle of parliamentary democracy.

A crown-enforced democracy is a contradiction in terms.

Gabriel Egan

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