This character and her mother grow ferns, do needlework, and seek out the latest gossip.
This character follows social rules and manners to the letter and tries to protect her grown daughter from certain topics because she is unmarried.
This is the main character of the novel who lives with his widowed mother and his unmarried sister.
This character's importance in the social arena is strengthened by the fact that he and his wife have the only private ballroom in their community.
This character marries her husband for the unconventional reason that he has recently become a millionaire.
This character is uniquely able to understand how all the pieces of history fit into the sprawling family trees of the upper class.
This character often lectures on the...
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