The Secret Life of Bees

Lily says that it "would be selfish to pour thus into her cup." What does she mean?

Secret Life Of Bees Chapter 10 Pg 201. Sue Monk Kidd

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Lily is referring to her problems in a heart to talk with August. She shared her past, the death of her mother, and her feelings for T. Ray, but as this conversation took part so soon after May's death..... Lily felt it unfair to add more grief for her to bear.  


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