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MY DEAR TIME'S WASTE

we lived in there! Colonel Stirling and his wife, Scotch friends of ours, gifted with infallible taste, selected enchanting places for us to stay. It was necessary that our dwellings should be near London because I was working in the libraries there on my History of England. One year we rented Ormeley Lodge on Ham Common, a red brick house which bore, carved in an architrave of white stone as well as in many details of the woodwork, the three plumes of the Prince of Wales, for it had been given by the Regent to his morganatic wife, Maria Fitzherbert. From our garden we could see Richmond Park with its fine oaks and its copses stocked with deer.
`Ah!' we said. `How wonderful it would be to live in Richmond Park!' But the Park contained only three or four houses which belonged to the Crown. In 1934 the invaluable Stirling leased us one of them, Pembroke Lodge, in which Lord Russell had lived at the time of the Reform Bill. In our drawing-room a Cabinet Meeting had declared the Crimean War; from a hillock in the rose garden Henry VIII had seen the signal which announced the execution of Anne Boleyn; on our lawn was a little monument erected by Lord Russell to commemorate fifty years of conjugal happiness. At night the whole of Richmond Park was ours and there we met, beneath the great trees, motionless and startled deer whose eyes gleamed in the moonlight.
It was from Pembroke Lodge that I went one fine summer day to receive the Degree of Doctor of Letters honoris causa at Oxford. Lord Halifax, Chancellor of the University, had chosen my name together with that of Lord Tyrrell, Sir Samuel Hoare, Arthur Henderson, Sir Maurice Hankey and a few others. In a long robe of black velvet embroidered in gold, his train carried by his son dressed as a page, he nobly presided over the ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre. At the moment when each new doctor was presented to the assembly brief notices in Latin were read by the public orator. He had translated Les Silences du Colonel Bramble as `.Vepris illius, tribuni militum silentia'. Arthur Henderson, who was called `Uncle Arthur' by the English workmen, had become: 'Plebi laboriosae quasi avunculus'. These learned jokes amused the English. For my part, as I bent down before Lord Halifax to receive the investiture, I was thinking of her who, twenty-four years before, had for the first time guided me so graciously and gaily among the grey stones of Oxford.

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