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The House of Mirth
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  • But now, at the actual crisis, this difference seemed to throw the weight of destitution on Bertha’s side, since at least he had her to suffer for, and she had only herself.
  • She had a sense of deeper empoverishment—of an inner destitution compared to which outward conditions dwindled into insignificance.

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  • The article is entitled Destitute and Desperate in the Land of Plenty.
  • The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
    Sir Francis Bacon

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