On the Setting Forth of Their Royal Highnesses Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh
|On the Setting Forth of Their Royal Highnesses Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh
written by John Masefield
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What can we wish you that you have not won
Already, in devotion, everywhere?
Our Southern-dwelling Kindreds, in their might,
Know well the arts that give a guest delight.
May all the weathers of your way be fair,
And safe returning crown your duty done.
31 January 1952
Note: They went off on a foreign tour, during which they heard of the death of George VI.
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