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Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 28, No. 11. 1965.

Vergin' on Stupidity?

Vergin' on Stupidity?

The following comes from the American Sunday newspaper magazine, Parade:

Q.—Is it possible to obtain the truth about Queen Victoria? Was she a sweet kind old woman or a vixen?—A.K., Los Angeles.

A.—She was narrow, mean, ignorant, industrious, wilful, unthinking, blindly conservative; she provided no governmental leadership, insistently sustained the backward, snobbish, undemocratic practices of the British ruling class. In retrospect hers was a preposterous monarchy. Wot, still not amused?