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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge marked their final night in Australia on Thursday with a cocktail party at the home of their host, who put their visit in historical perspective. Australia's governor-general, Sir Peter Cosgrove, likened the trip to a similar tour Down Under taken in 1927 by William's great-grandfather, the Duke of York - later King George VI - and his wife. "Accounts of their visit note the deafening cheers of the crowds, the fervent and spontaneous greetings of those they met, and the Duchess won hearts from the start - all words that could describe the last couple of weeks, »

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