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1  Stay with me a moment, please, she faltered.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
2  Or if she'd leave him alone, and let him arrange his life as he pleases.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
3  "Any one who knew how to please Aunt Julia has a right to her money," Miss Bart rejoined philosophically.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
4  She would be able to arrange her life as she pleased, to soar into that empyrean of security where creditors cannot penetrate.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
5  If he did not often act on the accepted social axiom that a man may go where he pleases, it was because he had long since learned that his pleasures were mainly to be found in a small group of the like-minded.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
6  Her experience with Percy Gryce stood her in good stead in ministering to Dorset's humours, and if the incentive to please was less urgent, the difficulties of her situation were teaching her to make much of minor opportunities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
7  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
8  She had supplemented her first gift by personal assistance to one or two of Miss Farish's most appealing subjects, and the admiration and interest her presence excited among the tired workers at the club ministered in a new form to her insatiable desire to please.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
9  They had promised Lily to go to church with her, they declared, and Lily was such a dear old duck that they didn't mind doing it to please her, though they couldn't fancy what had put the idea in her head, and though for their own part they would much rather have played lawn tennis with Jack and Gwen, if she hadn't told them she was coming.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
10  For this reason he had been especially pleased to learn that she would, as usual, attend the young Trenors to church on Sunday morning; and as he paced the gravel sweep before the door, his light overcoat on his arm and his prayer-book in one carefully-gloved hand, he reflected agreeably on the strength of character which kept her true to her early training in surroundings so subversive to religious principles.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5