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What caused Mrs. Fell's change of attitude towards Miss Smith in the end of "A Cup of Tea"?

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In "A Cup of Tea," the wealthy Mrs. Fell is approached by a poor young woman named Miss Smith, who asks for enough money to buy a cup of tea. Mrs. Fell is delighted with her. Feeling as if she is living out a dramatic story in a novel, she sweeps Miss Smith up with her and takes her home.

Miss Smith is a charming acquisition for Mrs. Fell, like the exquisite enameled box she didn't buy in the shop. This attitude...

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