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I can ' t abide to dress any young lady who says never mind , and it will do very
well . That , and her never talking to one confidentially , or trusting one with the
least bit of her secrets , is the thing I can ' t put up with from Miss Nugent ; and
The first chapter , a discussion on marriage between the silly and affected young
Lady Juliana and her worldly and tyrannical father Lord Courtland , is admirable ,
and so are the scenes immediately following , of the acute discomfort of Lady ...
Portrait of a Lady , The Wings of the Dove , and The Golden Bowl , while The
Ambassadors is a variant on them . The Portrait of a Lady ( 1881 ) , James ' s first
great novel , is still considered by some critics his best . “ The idea of the whole ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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