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1  She looked up, and saw Nettie's eyes resting on her with tenderness and exultation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
2  Nettie Struther, with a startled exclamation, sat down and slipped a shabbily-clad arm behind her back.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
3  The episode of Nettie Crane's timely rescue from disease had been one of the most satisfying incidents of her connection with Gerty's charitable work.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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4  But Nettie Struther's frail envelope was now alive with hope and energy: whatever fate the future reserved for her, she would not be cast into the refuse-heap without a struggle.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
5  It WAS warm in the kitchen, which, when Nettie Struther's match had made a flame leap from the gas-jet above the table, revealed itself to Lily as extraordinarily small and almost miraculously clean.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
6  All the men and women she knew were like atoms whirling away from each other in some wild centrifugal dance: her first glimpse of the continuity of life had come to her that evening in Nettie Struther's kitchen.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
7  As she held Nettie Struther's child in her arms the frozen currents of youth had loosed themselves and run warm in her veins: the old life-hunger possessed her, and all her being clamoured for its share of personal happiness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
8  Having passionately celebrated her reunion with her offspring, and excused herself in cryptic language for the lateness of her return, Nettie restored the baby to the crib and shyly invited Miss Bart to the rocking-chair near the stove.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
9  She had known Nettie Crane as one of the discouraged victims of over-work and anaemic parentage: one of the superfluous fragments of life destined to be swept prematurely into that social refuse-heap of which Lily had so lately expressed her dread.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13