Tess of the D'Urbervilles

when tess hesitates in answering Alecs request to become his mistress, is she flirting?

this is regarding phase 2, maiden no more

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I don't think so, Alec would also take care of her destitute family. Accepting his offer is a matter of economics for Tess rather than a romantic flirtation.