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My father used to say superior people never make long visits.

I like large parties. They're so intimate. At small parties there isn't any privacy.
May I join you in the doghouse, Rover? / I wish to retire till the party’s over.
I sent out invitations To summon guests. I collected together All my friends. Loud talk And simple feasting.
To what end the house, if not for conversation, kindly manners, the entertainment of friendships, and cordialities that render the house large, and the ready receptacle of hosts and guests?
More fascinating at a party, than any other music is the rushing sound of fashionable voices;--the vociferation of all those fairies, each faintly blowing its own trumpet.
Every time she gave a party she had this feeling of being something not herself, and that every one was unreal in one way; much more real in another. It was, she thought, partly their clothes, partly being taken out of their ordinary ways, partly the background, it was possible to say things you couldn't say anyhow else, things that needed an effort; possible to go much deeper.
Many times my heart has bled for the hostess who has slaved for hours to produce four kinds of sandwiches and two kinds of cake, and who is so exhausted by her labours that she casts a gloom over her own party. Far, far better to offer something simple and good, in a spirit of revelry, than to toil to produce pretentious mediocrity. It is the spirit which makes a party, and not dainty sandwiches, cut in the form of hearts and tasting like spades.
To entertain at home is both a relief and a rediscovery--of rooms and settings, of your favorite things, and particularly of your own tastes and ideas.
Most importantly, one must never go to a party without a clear objective: whether it be to "network," thereby adding to your spread of contacts to improve your career; to make friends with someone specific; or simply "clinch" a top deal. Understand where have been going wrong by going to parties armed only with objective of not getting too pissed.

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