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The Stationmaster, Postmaster, and Guest

Character Analysis

These uninspiring people appear at the party to the disgust of Fiers, who has retained his high standards: "I'm not well," he says. "At our balls some time back, generals and barons and admirals used to dance, and now we send for post-office clerks and the Station-master, and even they come as a favor" (3.75).

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