"- The monarchy is like a flag or a national anthem. It is a rallying point behind which we can unite, work and live together as a nation and when ..."
""The monarchy is like our Hollywood, the movies, for us," said 48-year-old Californian Diane Weltz who had treated her daughter Samantha to a trip to London for her 21st birthday."
"Monarchy is like a family business, but one cannot simply retire whenever they want, as being a monarch, is for life"
"Monarchism is the worship of impostors. How's that? Monarchy is like religion in that any rational analysis reduces it to the nothing that belies it. What props up monarchs and gods is charisma and history and, again, irreducibility."
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