The Story of an Hour
by Kate Chopin
The Story of an Hour Quotes
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Language and Communication Quotes
It was her sister Josephine who told her, in broken sentences; veiled hints that revealed in half concealing. (2)
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
When the storm of grief had spent itself she went away to her room alone. She would have no one follow her. (3)
He had only taken the time to assure himself of its truth by a second telegram, and had hastened to forestall any less careful, less tender friend in bearing the sad message. (2)
Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband's death. (1)
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