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Daisy Miller Quotes
Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Daisy Miller.
In Geneva, as he had been perfectly aware, a young man was not at liberty to speak to a young unmarried lady except under certain rarely occurring conditions; but here at Vevey, what conditions cou...
Respect and Reputation Quotes
He was some seven-and-twenty years of age; when his friends spoke of him, they usually said that he was at Geneva "studying." When his enemies spoke of him, they said--but, after all, he had no ene...
"I haven't got any teeth to hurt. They have all come out. I have only got seven teeth. My mother counted them last night, and one came out right afterward. She said she'd slap me if any more came o...
When his friends spoke of him, they usually said that he was at Geneva "studying." When his enemies spoke of him, they said—but, after all, he had no enemies; he was an extremely amiable fellow,...
Foreignness and "The Other" Quotes
There are sights and sounds which evoke a vision, an echo, of Newport and Saratoga. There is a flitting hither and thither of "stylish" young girls, a rustling of muslin flounces, a rattle of dance...
Tradition and Customs Quotes
"They are very common," Mrs. Costello declared. "They are the sort of Americans that one does one's duty by not—not accepting.""Ah, you don't accept them?" said the young man."I can't, my dear Fr...
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