excerpt from 'Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey' pp. 32 (92 words)

excerpt from 'Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey' pp. 32 (92 words)

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Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey

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It is almost needless to add that the anthem was duly performed at the Duke's confirmation. Of this latter event a very vivid recollection is retained by all now living, who, as choristers, took part in the service ; for the kind old King presented them each with a guinea, "to remember," as he said, " that they had been there," and, hearing that one boy, through illness, was unable to be present, the King sent his guinea by a companion, saying that his was " for a remembrance that he had not been there."

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excerpt from 'Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey' pp. 32 (92 words)

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