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1  It seemed incredible that Gus Trenor should have spoken of her to Rosedale.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
2  At the station she thought Gus Trenor seemed surprised, and not wholly unrelieved, to see her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
3  On the other letter he read Gus Trenor's name; and the flap of the envelope was still ungummed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
4  She was roused from these speculations by a familiar touch on her arm, and turning saw Gus Trenor beside her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
5  As she did so, it struck her with a flash of irony that she was indebted to Gus Trenor for the means of buying them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
6  A few sumptuously-cloaked ladies were already gathered in the marble vestibule, and in the coat-room he found Van Alstyne and Gus Trenor.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
7  As Lily's silence left him with this allusion on his hands, he added with a confidential smile: "Gus Trenor has promised to come to town on purpose."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
8  The fact that Gus Trenor was Judy's husband was at times Lily's strongest reason for disliking him, and for resenting the obligation under which he had placed her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
9  She had furnished the girl with the means to go to a sanatorium in the mountains: it struck her now with a peculiar irony that the money she had used had been Gus Trenor's.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
10  The first thousand dollar cheque which Lily received with a blotted scrawl from Gus Trenor strengthened her self-confidence in the exact degree to which it effaced her debts.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  Lily, who considered herself above narrow prejudices, had not imagined that the fact of letting Gus Trenor make a little money for her would ever disturb her self-complacency.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  If Lily's poetic enjoyment of the moment was undisturbed by the base thought that her gown and opera cloak had been indirectly paid for by Gus Trenor, the latter had not sufficient poetry in his composition to lose sight of these prosaic facts.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
13  In her inmost heart Lily knew it was not by appealing to the fraternal instinct that she was likely to move Gus Trenor; but this way of explaining the situation helped to drape its crudity, and she was always scrupulous about keeping up appearances to herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  She looked down the long table, studying its occupants one by one, from Gus Trenor, with his heavy carnivorous head sunk between his shoulders, as he preyed on a jellied plover, to his wife, at the opposite end of the long bank of orchids, suggestive, with her glaring good-looks, of a jeweller's window lit by electricity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5