The Diamond

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Once a film première Princess Margaret's eye was drawn to the enormous diamond Elizabeth Taylor was wearing--a recent gift from her then-husband Richard Burton.

"That's rather vulgar," Her Royal Highness remarked.

Ms. Taylor, with characteristic good humor, persuaded the Princess to try the ring for herself. Once it was comfortably fitted upon the royal finger, Ms. Taylor remarked:

"There, it's not so vulgar now, is it?"