One-Minute Book Reviews

March 6, 2011

Edith Wharton on Dull Men — Quote of the Day / ‘The House of Mirth’

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“She had been bored all the afternoon by Percy Gryce … but she … must submit to more boredom … all on the bare chance that he might ultimately decide to do her the honour of boring her for life.”

Edith Wharton on Lily Bart, the heroine of her novel The House of Mirth

 

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