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CHAPTER LXI — LADY MONOGRAM PREPARES FOR THE PARTY

When the little conversation took place between Lady Monogram and Miss Longestaffe, as recorded in the last chapter, Mr Melmotte was in all his glory, and tickets for the entertainment were very precious.  Gradually their value subsided.  Lady Monogram had paid very dear for hers,—­especially as the reception of Mr Brehgert must be considered.  But high prices were then being paid.  A lady offered to take Marie Melmotte into the country with her for a week; but this was before the elopement.  Mr Cohenlupe was asked out to dinner to meet two peers and a countess.  Lord Alfred received various presents.  A young lady gave a lock of her hair to Lord Nidderdale, although it was known that he was to marry Marie Melmotte.  And Miles Grendall got back...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Way We Live Now from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.