The House of Mirth - Book 1: Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1: Chapter 13 Summary

When Lily wakes the next morning, she has two notes by her bedside. One is from Mrs. Trenor, who says she will be in town and wishes to see Lily. The other is from Lawrence Selden, asking to see her the following day. She has conflicting emotions over the previous night's kiss, and resolves that she should not see him. She then writes him a note telling him to come to her "tomorrow at four."

After dinner with Carry Fischer and some of the other performers from last night's entertainment, Lily goes to Judy Trenor's house. Instead of Mrs. Trenor, she finds only Gus Trenor waiting for her when she arrives. At first, he tells her that Judy is upstairs and unwell, and then reveals to her that she is still at Bellomont, and that he has tricked her into coming to see...

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