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1  He nodded toward the chair on the hearth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
2  Trenor had pushed a chair between herself and the door.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
3  Lily sank with a sigh into one of the shabby leather chairs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4  "I must go," she repeated, making a motion to rise from her chair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
5  Selden laid the book aside, and sank into the chair beside the desk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
6  She made no immediate motion to do so, however, but dropping into a chair looked wearily about her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
7  As she passed Mr. Gryce, the train gave a lurch, and he was aware of a slender hand gripping the back of his chair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
8  Mr. Bart dropped into a chair, and sat gazing absently at the fragment of jellied salmon which the butler had placed before him.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
9  Having corrected the irregularity, she seated herself on one of the glossy purple arm-chairs; Mrs. Peniston always sat on a chair, never in it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
10  In the cold slant of light reflected from the back wall of a neighbouring building, she saw her evening dress and opera cloak lying in a tawdry heap on a chair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
11  But the old habit of observing the conventions reminded her that it was time to bring their colloquy to an end, and she made a faint motion to push back her chair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
12  She recognized the row of shelves from which he had taken down his La Bruyere, and the worn arm of the chair he had leaned against while she examined the precious volume.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
13  There was no other token of her personality about the room, unless it showed itself in the scrupulous neatness of the scant articles of furniture: a washing-stand, two chairs, a small writing-desk, and the little table near the bed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
14  But Lily, ignoring the invitation, as well as Jack Stepney's official attempt to direct her, moved across the room with her smooth free gait, and seated herself in a chair which seemed to have been purposely placed apart from the others.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
15  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
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
16  He had seated himself on an arm of the chair near which she was standing, and she continued to question him, asking which were the rarest volumes, whether the Jefferson Gryce collection was really considered the finest in the world, and what was the largest price ever fetched by a single volume.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
17  Lawrence Selden was in fact seated at its farther end; but though a book lay on his knee, his attention was not engaged with it, but directed to a lady whose lace-clad figure, as she leaned back in an adjoining chair, detached itself with exaggerated slimness against the dusky leather upholstery.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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18  From where she stood she could see them embodied in the form of Mr. Gryce, who, in a light overcoat and muffler, sat somewhat nervously on the edge of his chair, while Carry Fisher, with all the energy of eye and gesture with which nature and art had combined to endow her, pressed on him the duty of taking part in the task of municipal reform.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4