1 And of course Bertha has been idle since.
2 If Bertha did worry him he would be quite different.
3 And of course I don't say there's any real harm in Bertha.
4 It seems Ned told Carry Fisher; and she told Bertha, naturally.
5 When Bertha wants to have a good time she has to provide occupation for George.
6 She would have smarter gowns than Judy Trenor, and far, far more jewels than Bertha Dorset.
7 Every one knows you're a thousand times handsomer and cleverer than Bertha; but then you're not nasty.
8 Lily tore it open with shaking hands, and read Bertha Dorset's name below the message: "Sailing unexpectedly tomorrow."
9 She understood only that before her lay a letter written by Bertha Dorset, and addressed, presumably, to Lawrence Selden.
10 Perhaps it's not over with Bertha after all, Mrs. Trenor musingly concluded; and went away to arrange her dinner-cards accordingly.
11 And I'm bound to say Lily DOES distract it: I believe he'd marry her tomorrow if he found out there was anything wrong with Bertha.
12 She had, indeed, a quick vision of returning the packet to Bertha Dorset, and of the opportunities the restitution offered; but this thought lit up abysses from which she shrank back ashamed.
13 Under ordinary circumstances, there would have been nothing surprising in an invitation from Bertha Dorset; but since the Bellomont episode an unavowed hostility had kept the two women apart.
14 At first I thought Lily was going to play her cards well THIS time, but there are rumours that Bertha is jealous of her success here and at Cannes, and I shouldn't be surprised if there were a break any day.
15 Her aunt's words had told her nothing new; but they had revived the vision of Bertha Dorset, smiling, flattered, victorious, holding her up to ridicule by insinuations intelligible to every member of their little group.
16 As she exhausted the amusement of spending the money these complications became more pressing, and Lily, whose mind could be severely logical in tracing the causes of her ill-luck to others, justified herself by the thought that she owed all her troubles to the enmity of Bertha Dorset.
17 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.
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