Quotes from ‘The Ambassadors’ (1903) by Henry James

On smoking and habits (p.102)  Waymarsh had smoked of old, smoked hugely; but Waymarsh did nothing now, and that gave him his advantage over people who took things up lightly just when others had laid them heavily down. Strether had never smoked, and he felt as if he flaunted at his friend that this had … Continue reading Quotes from ‘The Ambassadors’ (1903) by Henry James