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1  She would have to go to church with Percy Gryce every Sunday.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
2  Percy had been brought up in the principles which so excellent a woman was sure to inculcate.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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3  Miss Bart caught the startled glance of Mr. Percy Gryce, whose own lips were never defiled by tobacco.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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4  Ah, well, they wouldn't remember that; besides, it was the idea of the gambling debt that frightened Percy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
5  If she did not marry Percy Gryce, the day might come when she would have to be civil to such men as Rosedale.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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6  As they drew nearer she was whimsically struck by a kind of family likeness between Miss Van Osburgh and Percy Gryce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
7  She returned wearily to the thought of Percy Gryce, as a wayfarer picks up a heavy load and toils on after a brief rest.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
8  Instantly came the reflection that Percy Gryce was not irretrievably lost; and she smiled to think of the excitement of recapturing him from Evie Van Osburgh.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
9  A special appositeness was given to these reflections by the discovery, in a neighbouring pew, of the serious profile and neatly-trimmed beard of Mr. Percy Gryce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
10  She had known that Mr. Percy Gryce was to be at Bellomont, but she had not counted on the luck of having him to herself in the train; and the fact banished all perturbing thoughts of Mr. Rosedale.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  But under her angry sense of the perverseness of things, and the light surface of her talk with Rosedale, a third idea persisted: she did not mean to leave without an attempt to discover the truth about Percy Gryce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
12  It amused her to think that any one as rich as Mr. Percy Gryce should be shy; but she was gifted with treasures of indulgence for such idiosyncrasies, and besides, his timidity might serve her purpose better than too much assurance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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13  This was one of the moments when the sense of contrast was uppermost, and she turned away impatiently as Mrs. George Dorset, glittering in serpentine spangles, drew Percy Gryce in her wake to a confidential nook beneath the gallery.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  Miss Bart had the gift of following an undercurrent of thought while she appeared to be sailing on the surface of conversation; and in this case her mental excursion took the form of a rapid survey of Mr. Percy Gryce's future as combined with her own.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  The certainty that she could marry Percy Gryce when she pleased had lifted a heavy load from her mind, and her money troubles were too recent for their removal not to leave a sense of relief which a less discerning intelligence might have taken for happiness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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16  Lily's companion looked rapidly from one to the other of the two men of the party; Wetherall walking respectfully at Lady Cressida's side with his little sidelong look of nervous attention, and Percy Gryce bringing up the rear with Mrs. Wetherall and the Trenors.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  She accordingly installed herself in the Madison Avenue house, and Percy, whose sense of duty was not inferior to his mother's, spent all his week days in the handsome Broad Street office where a batch of pale men on small salaries had grown grey in the management of the Gryce estate, and where he was initiated with becoming reverence into every detail of the art of accumulation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
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