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Origin of lie back and think of England

Posted by H Glover on June 04, 2000

Lady Alice Hillingdon. Wife of 2nd Baron Hillingdon. 1912.
She said:-I am happy now that George calls on my bedchamber less frequently than of old. As it is, I now endure but two calls a week, and when I hear his steps outside my door I lie down on my bed, close my eyes, open my legs and think of England.