Religion: Mayfair Ministei

For six days, Timothy Wentworth Beaumont is the very model of a modern Mayfair gentleman. He gathers writers and politicians the way other men collect stamps, entertaining 30 or 40 at dinner each week in his opulent London town house. He has used his fortune lavishly to bankroll England's recent Liberal revival, and is chairman of the Cities of London and Westminster Liberal Association. He owns a small but influential string of magazines. He is an avid follower of the track, and his wife races a filly named High and Dry.

But never on Sunday. That is when Beaumont, 33, puts on...

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