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GRANDE DAME OF THE SEA

White-gloved waiters line up under the crystal chandeliers of the Queen’s Room, pristine white tea pots balanced on trays. The string quartet strikes up a waltz and, as one, the tea-bearers drift across the dance floor, fanning out into

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