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The scent of incense greeted us; our eyes took in the spacious transept with its tiny, fenced-off chapels. Yes, the Albert Hall made a passable cathedral – larger, perhaps, than the Church of Sant'Andrea della Valle, but atmospheric nonetheless.

The King's Glass, By Carola Hicks

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