Olenska Famous Quotes & Sayings

5 Olenska Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Archer was too intelligent to think that a young woman like Ellen Olenska would necessarily recoil from everything that reminded her of her past. She might believe herself wholly in revolt against it; but what had charmed her in it would still charm her even though it were against her will.Edith Wharton Olenska Sayings By Edith Wharton: Archer was too intelligent to think that a young woman like Ellen Olenska would necessarily
As for the momentary madness which had fallen upon him on the eve of his marriage, he had trained himself to regard it as the last of his discarded experiments. The idea that he could ever, in his senses, have dreamed of marrying the Countess Olenska had become almost unthinkable, and she remained in his memory simply as the most plaintive and poignant of a line of ghosts.
But all these abstractions and eliminations made of his mind a rather empty and echoing place, and he supposed that was one of the reasons why the busy animated people on the Beaufort lawn shocked him as if they had been children playing in a grave-yard.
Edith Wharton Olenska Sayings By Edith Wharton: As for the momentary madness which had fallen upon him on the eve of his
Does no one want to know the truth here, Mr. Archer? The real loneliness is living among all these kind of people who only ask one to pretend!Edith Wharton Olenska Sayings By Edith Wharton: Does no one want to know the truth here, Mr. Archer? The real loneliness is
Then stay with me a little longer,' Madame Olenska said in a low tone, just touching his knee with her plumed fan. It was the lightest touch, but it thrilled him like a caress.Edith Wharton Olenska Sayings By Edith Wharton: Then stay with me a little longer,' Madame Olenska said in a low tone, just
But there was about her the mysterious authority of beauty, a sureness in the carriage of the head, the movement of the eyes, which, without being in the least theatrical, struck him as highly trained and full of a conscious power. (Newland Archer of Countess Olenska)Edith Wharton Olenska Sayings By Edith Wharton: But there was about her the mysterious authority of beauty, a sureness in the carriage