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Bishops are unaccountable. I must be allowed to go as

far at least as that, in the light of an observation attributed by the Daily Mail to Dr. Walter Carey, Bishop of Bloemfontein 1921-1933. " I am afraid of the Olympic Games," he is said to have informed a

Youth Rally at Hastings. " Some of them will cheat—dagoes—but we won't." Which particular national competitors are thus branded is left uncertain. It is one way, of course, of welcoming visitors to our shores, and it will no doubt be fully appreciated by those fellow- Bishops, now here for the Lambeth Conference, whose life is spent in ministrations to dagoes and similar riff-raff.