She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table.

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Henry James ((1843-04-15)15 April 1843 – (1916-02-28)28 February 1916) was an American author, who became a British subject in the last year of his life. He is regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language. He was the son of Henry James Sr. and the brother of renowned philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James.

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