Education: Last Bastion

"We girls know so little about racing yet. We are thankful that the very famous 'Hotspur' has agreed to come and tell us his secrets." A few days ago these frightfully polite words, rich with Britain's broadest bazaar-opening vowels, issued from blonde Dair Marr, 17, as she introduced Ewr Curling, the Daily Telegraph's horse expert, to 30 of the finest blooded fillies in London. Dair & Co. had cause to hear a betting and breeding lecture. As students at the Cygnets House, the most exclusive finishing school in England, they must learn to "talk politics with Eden at lunch on Monday,...

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