Edith Wharton

“It was the old New York way...the way people who dreaded scandal more than disease, who placed decency above courage, and who considered that nothing was more ill-bred than "scenes", except those who gave rise to them. ”


Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence
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The Age of Innocence The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
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