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Glasses

Glasses This was a little person whom I would have made a high bid for a good chance to paint The head the features the color the whole facial oval and radiance had a wonderful purity the deep grey eyes th

  • Title: Glasses
  • Author: Henry James
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 151
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This was a little person whom I would have made a high bid for a good chance to paint The head, the features, the color, the whole facial oval and radiance had a wonderful purity the deep grey eyes the most agreeable, I thought, that I had ever seen brushed with a kind of winglike grace every object they encountered Their possessor was just back from Boulogne, wheThis was a little person whom I would have made a high bid for a good chance to paint The head, the features, the color, the whole facial oval and radiance had a wonderful purity the deep grey eyes the most agreeable, I thought, that I had ever seen brushed with a kind of winglike grace every object they encountered Their possessor was just back from Boulogne, where she had spent a week with dear Mrs Floyd Taylor this accounted for the effusiveness of her reunion with dear Mrs Meldrum Her black garments were of the freshest and daintiest she suggested a pink and white wreath at a showy funeral She confounded us for three minutes with her presence she was a beauty of the great conscious public responsible order The young men, her companions, gazed at her and grinned I could see there were very few moments of the day at which young men, these or others, would not be so occupied.

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    1. This is a puzzling small tale but may warrant future re-read. Flora Saunt walked in our views with an uneven quality of beauty: no figure yet a strange and hauntingly beautiful face. She worships her own beauty like a celebrant on her own altar, flourishing with an ostensive confidence and brazenness. One is too easy to write her off as the vainest and shallowness person who is on the hunt for a rich and glamorous marriage. Our attention is channelled through the eyes of an interested painter. W [...]

    2. Flora Louise Saunt is an orphaned young lady, but is so beautiful that she turns heads wherever she goes and counts on her beauty to attain security as the wife of young Lord Iffield, one of many who has fallen under her enchantment. Another is the narrator, a painter who could not resist portraying her multiple times and who becomes her confidant in the one difficulty she seems to have - she does not see well and her eyes seem to be seriously worsening. Lest I should endanger someone else's enj [...]

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