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The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth


by Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. Who said, "What is truth? Where a woman is concerned, it's the story that's easiest to believe."? -> Lily Bart
2. Who said, "It's all very well to say that every body with money can get into society; but it would be truer to say that NEARLY everybody can. And the London market is so glutted with new Americans that, to succeed there now, they must be either very clever or awfully queer."? -> Carry Fisher
3. Who said, "But I don't think you dislike me – and you can't possibly think I want to marry you."? -> Lily Bart
4. Who said, "You see I came after all"? -> Lawrence Selden
5. Who said, "That's Lily all over, you know: she works like a slave preparing the ground and sowing her seed; but the day she ought to be reaping the harvest she over-sleeps herself or goes off on a picnic."? -> Lily Bart