The Necklace Quotes

"She dressed plainly because she could not afford fine clothes, but was as unhappy as a woman who has come down in the world."

"Instead of being delighted, as her husband had hoped, she scornfully tossed the invitation on the table."

"Go see your friend Mme. Forestier and ask her to lend you some jewelry."

"All at once she found, in a black satin box, a superb diamond necklace; and her pulse beat faster with longing."

"Mme. Loisel experienced the horrible life the needy live."

"I brought you another just like it. And we've been paying for it for ten years now."

"But mine was only paste. Why, at most it was worth only five hundred francs!"

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