The Sun Also Rises

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A Priceless Evening


Identify the phrase that Brett uses to imply that the other women in her party are prostitutes, just like Georgette:

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“It’s a fine crowd you’re with, Brett,” I said. “Aren’t they lovely? And you, my dear. Where did you get it?” “At the Napolitain.” “And have you had a lovely evening?” “Oh, priceless,” I said. Brett laughed. “It’s wrong of you, Jake. It’s an insult to all of us. Look at Frances there, and Jo.” This for Cohn’s benefit. “It’s in restraint of trade,” Brett said. She laughed again. “You’re wonderfully sober,” I said. “Yes. Aren’t I? And when one’s with the crowd I’m with, one can drink in such safety, too.”