An American author of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Wharton is best known for her subtle satires of New York City society, such as The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence.
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Lady Edith is so sad that her sadness nearly set the whole damned house on fire.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But Edith was rather tame compared to George Sitwell, her father.
“Masters had connections with survivalists,” Grants Pass Daily Courier (PDF) reporter Edith Decker wrote in 2010.
So we have a graduate of Choate or Beverly Hills High who attends Wharton, and goes to work for, say, Goldman Sachs.
Edith Piaf mournfully lists her mistakes, allowing Front a rare punch-line: “So… you do have some regrets.”
Without preface, he abruptly asked, what had been told him of the Duke of Wharton's behaviour the preceding night.
One evening, while he was thus engaged, he observed de Patinos and Duke Wharton enter together.
Fanning and Wharton were to make head against the infantry and cavalry.
Wharton smiled at this littleness in so great a man, but determined that he should feel the power he despised.
Wharton and Louis had withdrawn their hands at the same instant they caught his eye; and the Duke turned into the circle.