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1  She waited before him anxiously.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
2  Miss Farish still fixed her with an anxious gaze.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
3  "The world is too vile," she murmured, averting herself from Mrs. Fisher's anxious scrutiny.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
4  She took a restless turn about the room, and then, reseating herself, lifted the bright mockery of her eyes to Gerty's anxious countenance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
5  The Welly Brys, after much debate, and anxious counsel with their newly acquired friends, had decided on the bold move of giving a general entertainment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
6  She opened her cheque-book, and plunged into such anxious calculations as had prolonged her vigil at Bellomont on the night when she had decided to marry Percy Gryce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
7  Anxious as he was to avoid personal notice, he took, in the printed mention of his name, a pleasure so exquisite and excessive that it seemed a compensation for his shrinking from publicity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
8  She could not, however, deny herself the solace of taking anxious counsel with Lawrence Selden, with whom, since his return from Europe, she had renewed her old relation of cousinly confidence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
9  The end of it was that, after anxious enquiry and much deliberation, Mrs. Fisher and Gerty, for once oddly united in their effort to help their friend, decided on placing her in the work-room of Mme.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
10  She might better have contented herself with thinking that he had simply responded to the despairing summons of his hostess, anxious to interpose him between herself and the ill-humour of Mrs. Dorset.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  This, then, was one of the things that young men "went in" for when released from the official social routine; this was the kind of "previous engagement" that so frequently caused them to disappoint the hopes of anxious hostesses.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
12  In her ignorance of legal procrastinations she had supposed that her legacy would be paid over within a few days of the reading of her aunt's will; and after an interval of anxious suspense, she wrote to enquire the cause of the delay.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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13  It was natural enough, in all conscience, that she should appear anxious: a young woman placed, in the close intimacy of a yachting-cruise, between a couple on the verge of disaster, could hardly, aside from her concern for her friends, be insensible to the awkwardness of her own position.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  A few days later she wrote me that she had taken a position as private secretary, and that I was not to be anxious, for everything was all right, and she would come in and tell me about it when she had time; but she has never come, and I don't like to go to her, because I am afraid of forcing myself on her when I'm not wanted.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
15  She was "perfect" to every one: subservient to Bertha's anxious predominance, good-naturedly watchful of Dorset's moods, brightly companionable to Silverton and Dacey, the latter of whom met her on an evident footing of old admiration, while young Silverton, portentously self-absorbed, seemed conscious of her only as of something vaguely obstructive.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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16  At first, indeed, while the memory of their last hour at Monte Carlo still held the full heat of his indignation, he had anxiously watched for her return; but she had disappointed him by lingering in England, and when she finally reappeared it happened that business had called him to the West, whence he came back only to learn that she was starting for Alaska with the Gormers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8