I wish you’d get married," Mrs. Glass said, abruptly, wistfully.
…between, and pointed out, usually at enormous length, how much luckier his brothers and sisters were, most of whom still lived in or around New York City.) The decoration scheme for the walls was, in fact, the brain child—with Mrs. Glass’s unreserved spiritual sanction and everlastingly withheld formal consent—of Mr. Les Glass, the children’s father, a former international vaudevillian and, no doubt, an inveterate and wistful admirer of the wall decor at Sardi’s theatrical restaurant.
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Sitting in her wheelchair, she looked wistfully at the dancers.