Religion: Anglican Adjustment

Visit a British country family one of these bright spring weekends and at teatime you are likely to see such a scene as this: on the tennis-court are the Hon. Diana and the Hon. Molly, daughters of your host Lord Wilchester, playing a stiff set of tennis with the vicar of the parish and his young curate. If there is a cathedral in the neighborhood you will probably see its dean among the guests, and drinking tea with old Lady Wilchester (who is exceedingly deaf) will be a prebendary. Lord Wilchester, who owns...

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