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1  A bright flush flew to Mattie's cheeks.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
2  Mattie's tender gaze was on him and she marked the gesture.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
3  Then he caught Mattie's hand and drew her after him toward the sled.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
4  The door of Mattie's room was shut, and he wavered a moment on the landing.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
5  Ethan dragged the sled with one hand and passed the other through Mattie's arm.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
6  When he entered the kitchen it was empty, but Mattie's bag and shawl lay ready by the door.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
7  He saw the rise of the colour in Mattie's averted cheek, and the quick lifting of Zeena's head.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
8  Mattie's hand was underneath, and Ethan kept his clasped on it a moment longer than was necessary.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IV
9  As he did so his glance crossed Mattie's and he fancied that a fugitive warning gleamed through her lashes.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In II
10  The fact that admiration for his learning mingled with Mattie's wonder at what he taught was not the least part of his pleasure.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In I
11  Zeena continued in the same even tone: "I wanted you should stay and fix up that stove in Mattie's room afore the girl gets here."
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
12  That which had seemed incredible in the sober light of day had really come to pass, and he was to assist as a helpless spectator at Mattie's banishment.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VIII
13  Ethan put the candlestick in Mattie's hand and she went out of the kitchen ahead of him, the light that she carried before her making her dark hair look like a drift of mist on the moon.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In V
14  Every yard of the road was alive with Mattie's presence, and there was hardly a branch against the sky or a tangle of brambles on the bank in which some bright shred of memory was not caught.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VIII
15  Ethan felt confusedly that there were many things he ought to think about, but through his tingling veins and tired brain only one sensation throbbed: the warmth of Mattie's shoulder against his.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In III
16  From the beginning of the discussion he had instinctively avoided the mention of Mattie's name, fearing he hardly knew what: criticism, complaints, or vague allusions to the imminent probability of her marrying.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
17  It was formed of Zeena's obstinate silence, of Mattie's sudden look of warning, of the memory of just such fleeting imperceptible signs as those which told him, on certain stainless mornings, that before night there would be rain.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In III
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