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The House of Mirth
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  • Miss Farish’s surprise and gratitude confirmed this feeling, and Lily parted from her with a sense of self-esteem which she naturally mistook for the fruits of altruism.

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  • She is known for her kindness, compassion, and altruism.
  • She describes altruism as "heroism lite."

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