Re: Edith Wharton: The Custom Of The Country
When I am able to gather my thoughts and express them with even the slightest degree of profundity, I will join in on this marvelous discussion.
In the meantime, I am reading all the posts with great interest .
Oh. . .since I am not yet ready to contribute more of my opinions, I will share this insightful passage from The Custom of the Country:
Undine's estimate of people had always been based on their apparent power of getting what they wanted--provided it came under the category of things she understood wanting. Success was beauty and romance to her.More soon. . .
"All men have the same defect: they wait to live, for they have not the courage of each instant.
Why not invest enough passion in each moment to make it an eternity?" ~E. M. Cioran