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"He had come from Geneva the day before, by the little steamer, to see his aunt, who was staying at the hotel — Geneva having been fora long time his place of residence. But his aunt had a headache — his aunt had almost always a headache— and now she was shut up in her room, smelling camphor, so that he was at liberty to wander about."
Daisy Miller: A Study, p. 4

"In Geneva, as he had been perfectly aware, a young man was not at liberty to speak to a young unmarried lady except under certain rarely-occurring conditions; but here at Vevey, what conditions could be better than these? — a pretty American girl coming and standing in front of you in a garden."
Daisy Miller: A Study, p. 6

"One doesn't defend one's god; one's god is in himself a defense. Besides, to-day, after his long comparative...

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