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Artist or CreatorVicky [Victor Weisz]
Title or Caption"Now that our policies are being understood the tide is turning our way." The Prime Minister in a message to Luton Conservatives on Wednesday.
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Published byEvening Standard
Date08 Nov 1963
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptLuton
Kinross
Person DepictedHome of the Hirsel; Alec Douglas-Home, (1903-1995); Baron,
Implied textLegend: King Canute the Great proclaimed "Let all men know how empty and
worthless is the power of kings. For there is none worthy of the name but
God, whom heaven, earth and sea obey", seated on his throne on the
seashore, waves lapping round his feet. Canute had learned that his
flattering courtiers claimed he was "So great, he could command the tides
of the sea to go back".
NotesNews: Sir Alec Douglas-Home won the Kinross by-election but the Labour candidate won in Luton.
Subjectstidal waves
Kinross
Luton
thrones
prime ministers
by-elections
Quotations
Conservative Party
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