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Carbury, Henrietta

Daughter of Lady Carbury, who was loved devotedly by her cousin Roger, but, in spite of her mother’s insistence, persevered in her attachment for Roger’s friend Paul Montague, whom she married.

"She, also was very lovely, being like her brother; but somewhat less dark and with features less absolutely regular.... She had in her countenance a full measure of that sweetness of expression which seems to imply that consideration of self is subordinated to consideration for others.... Her face was a true index of her character" - The Way We Live Now