The House Of Mirth
Lily Bart, Gus Trenor, Lawrence Seldon
With this, Wharton became ever James's equal, but with a much quicker pace; it's much harder to put down. I want to rescue Lily Bart and marry her!
Selden paused in surprise. In the afternoon rush of the Grand Central Station his eyes had been refreshed by the sight of Miss Lily Bart.
He knelt by the bed and bent over her, draining their last moment to its lees; and in the silence there passed between them the word which made all clear.
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