Theodore Dreiser

Jennie Gerhardt

Jennie Gerhardt, a destitute young woman, meets Senator Brander in Columbus, Ohio. He seduces her and gives her money to tide them over…
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    Peter Vishnevskiyhas quoted7 years ago
    Drifting in this fashion, wining, dining, drinking the waters of this curative spring and that, traveling in luxurious ease and taking no physical exercise, finally altered his body from a vigorous, quick-moving, well-balanced organism into one where plethora of substance was clogging every essential function. His liver, kidneys, spleen, pancreas--every organ, in fact--had been overtaxed for some time to keep up the process of digestion and elimination. In the past seven years he had become uncomfortably heavy.
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    Letty was all ears for his troubles. She would have pillowed his solid head upon her breast in a moment if that had been possible.
    Peter Vishnevskiyhas quoted7 years ago
    Circumstances conspired to make her the logical solution of his mental quandary at this time.

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