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1  "But for the fun of it," persisted Edna.
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2  Edna removed her collar and opened her dress at the throat.
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3  The charm of Edna Pontellier's physique stole insensibly upon you.
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4  Edna Pontellier, casting her eyes about, had finally kept them at rest upon the sea.
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5  "Well, send him about his business when he bores you, Edna," instructed her husband as he prepared to leave.
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6  Of course Edna would like to hear Mademoiselle Reisz play; but she feared it would be useless to entreat her.
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7  The action was at first a little confusing to Edna, but she soon lent herself readily to the Creole's gentle caress.
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8  The excessive physical charm of the Creole had first attracted her, for Edna had a sensuous susceptibility to beauty.
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9  Edna did not reveal so much as all this to Madame Ratignolle that summer day when they sat with faces turned to the sea.
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10  Edna often wondered at one propensity which sometimes had inwardly disturbed her without causing any outward show or manifestation on her part.
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11  Edna was a little miss, just merging into her teens; and the realization that she herself was nothing, nothing, nothing to the engaged young man was a bitter affliction to her.
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12  But it was not long before the tragedian had gone to join the cavalry officer and the engaged young man and a few others; and Edna found herself face to face with the realities.
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13  Never would Edna Pontellier forget the shock with which she heard Madame Ratignolle relating to old Monsieur Farival the harrowing story of one of her accouchements, withholding no intimate detail.
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14  But with more feeling and discernment he would have recognized the noble beauty of its modeling, and the graceful severity of poise and movement, which made Edna Pontellier different from the crowd.
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15  Edna had prevailed upon Madame Ratignolle to leave the children behind, though she could not induce her to relinquish a diminutive roll of needlework, which Adele begged to be allowed to slip into the depths of her pocket.
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16  Edna Pontellier could not have told why, wishing to go to the beach with Robert, she should in the first place have declined, and in the second place have followed in obedience to one of the two contradictory impulses which impelled her.
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17  Her most intimate friend at school had been one of rather exceptional intellectual gifts, who wrote fine-sounding essays, which Edna admired and strove to imitate; and with her she talked and glowed over the English classics, and sometimes held religious and political controversies.
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