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For Valour
Music: Edward Elgar
The Victoria Cross is the highest award made to our Armed Forces.

ON January the 29th, 1856, the Victoria Cross (commonly called the VC) was formally established by Queen Victoria. The VC is the highest honour available to the armed forces.

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Distinguish using sentences: Present. Gift.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Service. Act. Award.

Use together in one sentence: Officer. Daring. Neither … nor.

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Victoria and the Munshi
Music: Edward Elgar
Abdul Karim’s rapid rise in Victoria’s household made him enemies.

ABDUL Karim arrived in England in June 1887, as a waiter in the Queen’s household for her Golden Jubilee year. It was a rapid promotion for a clerk to the jail in Agra.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Learn. Teach.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Mix. Race. Talk.

Use together in one sentence: See. Wait on. Subject.

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