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Mrs. Louisa Bry in The House of Mirth

By Edith Wharton

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Mrs. Louisa Bry

Mrs. Bry is "a lady of obscure origins and indomitable social ambitions." She throws the party in the Adirondacks over Thanksgiving along with Carry Fisher's help. Her husband (#2 for her) is Welly Bry, a powerful Wall Street figure. She uses Mrs. Fisher for social currency while Mrs. Fisher uses her for actual currency.

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