Ambassadors,The

Ambassadors,The

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Strether's first question, when he reached the hotel, was about his friend; yet on his learning that Waymarsh was apparently not to arrive till evening he was not wholly disconnected. More info →
American,The

American,The

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On a brilliant day in May, in the year 1868, a gentleman was reclining at his ease on the great circular divan which at that period occupied the centre of the Salon Carre, in the Museum of the Louvre. More info →
Bostonians, The

Bostonians, The

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"Olive will come down in about ten minutes; she told me to tell you that." More info →
Daisy Miller

Daisy Miller

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At the little town of Vevey, in Switzerland, there is a particularly comfortable hotel. More info →
Golden Bowl

Golden Bowl

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The Prince had always liked his London, when it had come to him; he was one of the modern Romans who find by the Thames a more convincing image of the truth of the ancient state than any they have left by the Tiber. More info →
Portrait of a Lady, The

Portrait of a Lady, The

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Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. More info →
Reverberator, The

Reverberator, The

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"I guess my daughter's in here," the old man said, leading the way into the little salon de lecture. More info →
Roderick Hudson

Roderick Hudson

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Mallet had made his arrangements to sail for Europe on the first of September, and having in the interval a fortnight to spare, he determined to spend it with his cousin Cecilia, the widow of a nephew of his father. More info →
Spoils of Poynton

Spoils of Poynton

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Mrs. Gereth had said she would go with the rest to church, but suddenly it seemed to her that she should not be able to wait even till church-time for relief: breakfast, at Waterbath, was a punctual meal, and she had still nearly an hour on her hands. More info →
Sense of the Past, The

Sense of the Past, The

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They occurred very much at the same hour and together, the two main things that - exclusive of the death of his mother, recent and deeply felt by him - had yet befallen Ralph Pendrel, who, at thirty, had known fewer turns of fortune than many men of his a More info →