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Edith Wharton Designer Showhouse | Albany, NY



COLUMN DESIGN:  Authentic Replication wood.  Greek Erechtheum capitals and Ionic (Attic) base molding / plinth. 83 more words

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15-02-26 Light Source 3

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”

Edith Warton


Let Your Light Shine

Bringing a little nurturing love to you on this wintry morning.

Sharing Nurturing Thursday with Becca.


The Art of the Final Sentence | The Millions
Unlike almost all other elements of fiction, the final lines do not participate in the project of keeping a reader reading. 45 more words


There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

-Edith Wharton


The Buccaneers

“The greatest mistake,” she mused, her chin resting on her clasped hands, her eyes fixed unseeingly on the dim reaches of the park, “the greatest mistake is to think that we ever know why we do things… I suppose the nearest we can ever come to it is by getting what old people call ‘experience.’ But by the time we’ve got that we’re no longer the persons who did the things we no longer understand.

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Literary Quotes

Edith Wharton Doesn't Owe You A Goddamn Thing

A few years ago, Jonathan Franzen decided that Edith Wharton was “hard to relate to…because she was unattractive, rich, and conservative.” I personally can’t relate to any wealthy or unattractive men, not to mention one so conservative that he sniffs at all forms of social media under all circumstances, so I’ve never bothered to read Franzen’s novels. 1,369 more words