Page 282. " Marble Arch "
Marble Arch
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Designed in 1828, Marble Arch is a monument made from white Italian marble. It is sited at the junction of Oxford Street, Park Lane and Edgware Road in London, England.


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The arch was originally erected at Buckingham Palace, and members of the Royal Family would pass through it in ceremonial procession. In 1851, the arch was moved to its present location, and three small rooms within the arch were used as a police station until 1950.

Page 282. " I get no kick from champagne "

I get no kick from champagne is a line from the song 'I Get a Kick Out of You" .

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The song was written by the American composer Cole Porter, and originally featured in the broadway musical 'Anything goes'. It has been recorded by an array of performers and singers, but is popularly associated with the American singer Frank Sinatra.

Page 293. " the afternoon together, to have tea "

The British are the second most enthusiastic tea consumers in the world. Tea drinking was first introduced to Britain by Catherine of Braganza, the queen consort of King Charles II of England.