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1  She looked languid, full of a suffering sweetness; she carried a scent-bottle in her hand.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2  Lily carried the impression of Mrs. Fisher's leave-taking away with her from the Casino doors.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
3  She was like a water-plant in the flux of the tides, and today the whole current of her mood was carrying her toward Lawrence Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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4  In the cab they continued to remain silent through the brief drive which carried them to the illuminated portals of the Stepneys' hotel.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
5  He had carried his cup to the fireplace, and stood leaning against the chimney-piece and looking down on her with an air of indolent amusement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
6  She had come to him with no definite purpose; the mere longing to see him had directed her; but the secret hope she had carried with her suddenly revealed itself in its death-pang.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
7  And with a bright nod to the couple on whom she had intruded, Miss Bart strolled through the glass doors and carried her rustling grace down the long perspective of the garden walk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
8  When Mr. Rosedale took leave, he carried with him, not only her acceptance of his invitation, but a general sense of having comported himself in a way calculated to advance his cause.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
9  Rosedale, reddening to the roots of his glossy hair, received this announcement with a recoil which carried him to his feet, where he halted before her in an attitude of almost comic discomfiture.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
10  She had suffered for the very faithfulness with which she had carried out her part of the tacit compact, but the part was not a handsome one at best, and she saw it now in all the ugliness of failure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
11  This decision at last brought him to his feet, and carried him back to the gambling rooms, within whose doors he had seen her disappearing; but a prolonged exploration of the crowd failed to put him on her traces.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
12  In Gerty Farish's sitting-room, whither a hansom had carried the two friends, Lily dropped into a chair with a faint sound of laughter: it struck her as a humorous coincidence that her aunt's legacy should so nearly represent the amount of her debt to Trenor.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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13  Mrs. Trenor, as it chanced, had placed the husband and wife on opposite sides of the table, and Lily was therefore able to observe Mrs. Dorset also, and by carrying her glance a few feet farther, to set up a rapid comparison between Lawrence Selden and Mr. Gryce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  It was, moreover, one of his gifts to look his part; to have a height which lifted his head above the crowd, and the keenly-modelled dark features which, in a land of amorphous types, gave him the air of belonging to a more specialized race, of carrying the impress of a concentrated past.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  His reputed cultivation was generally regarded as a slight obstacle to easy intercourse, but Lily, who prided herself on her broad-minded recognition of literature, and always carried an Omar Khayam in her travelling-bag, was attracted by this attribute, which she felt would have had its distinction in an older society.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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16  She had seen the Wetheralls, the Trenor girls and Lady Cressida packed safely into the omnibus; Judy Trenor was sure to be having her hair shampooed; Carry Fisher had doubtless carried off her host for a drive; Ned Silverton was probably smoking the cigarette of young despair in his bedroom; and Kate Corby was certain to be playing tennis with Jack Stepney and Miss Van Osburgh.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5