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1  The consequence is the dinner gets cold, and I have dyspepsia.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
2  A cold grey sky threatened rain, and a high wind drove the dust in wild spirals up and down the streets.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
3  As she reached Fiftieth Street the clouds broke abruptly, and a rush of cold rain slanted into her face.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
4  She started up again, cold and trembling with the shock: for a moment she seemed to have lost her hold of the child.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
5  She remained long in her sitting-room, where the embers were crumbling to cold grey, and the lamp paled under its gay shade.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
6  It was as though a cold air had dispersed the fumes of his libations, and the situation loomed before him black and naked as the ruins of a fire.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
7  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
8  Selden knew that Bertha would fight to the last round of powder: the rashness of her conduct was illogically combined with a cold determination to escape its consequences.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
9  When she emerged on the pavement, the day was still high, but a threat of rain darkened the sky and cold gusts shook the signs projecting from the basement shops along the street.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
10  Selden, immersed in his work, had told himself that external conditions did not matter to a man in his state, and that cold and ugliness were a good tonic for relaxed sensibilities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  She had allowed herself time to walk to Mrs. Dorset's, thinking that the quick movement through the cold evening air would help to steady her nerves; but she really felt no need of being tranquillized.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
12  It outlined the facts with a cold precision unmodified by shade or colour, and refracted, as it were, from the blank walls of the surrounding limitations: she had opened windows from which no sky was ever visible.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
13  She and her mother had been seated at the luncheon-table, over the CHAUFROIX and cold salmon of the previous night's dinner: it was one of Mrs. Bart's few economies to consume in private the expensive remnants of her hospitality.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  Perhaps, however, her enjoyment proceeded more than she was aware from the physical stimulus of the excursion, the challenge of crisp cold and hard exercise, the responsive thrill of her body to the influences of the winter woods.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  Lily herself knew that his mind was divided between the dread of catching cold if he remained out of doors too long at that hour, and the fear that, if he retreated to the house, Mrs. Fisher might follow him up with a paper to be signed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
16  The air was closer than usual, because Miss Haines, who had a cold, had not allowed a window to be opened even during the noon recess; and Lily's head was so heavy with the weight of a sleepless night that the chatter of her companions had the incoherence of a dream.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
17  He paused long enough to draw breath, but not to give her time for the expression of her gathering resistance; and as he pressed on, expounding and elucidating his idea with the directness of the man who has no doubts of his cause, she found the indignation gradually freezing on her lip, found herself held fast in the grasp of his argument by the mere cold strength of its presentation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
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