Mrs. Oliphant

“There is a great deal in choosing colours that go well with one's complexion. People think of that of that for their dresses, but not for their rooms., which are of so much more importance. I should have liked blue, but blue gets so soon tawdry. I think, (...) that I have enough complexion at present to venture upon a pale spring green.”

Mrs. Oliphant, Miss Marjoribanks
tags: irony
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Miss Marjoribanks (Chronicles of Carlingford, #5) Miss Marjoribanks by Mrs. Oliphant
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