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1  Lily flushed under the shadow of her drooping hair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
2  In the little glass above her dressing-table she saw her face reflected against the shadows of the room, and tears blotted the reflection.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3  The white oval of her face swam out waveringly from a background of shadows, the uncertain light blurring it like a haze; but the two lines about the mouth remained.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
4  It was not the stealing sense of sleep, but a vivid wakeful fatigue, a wan lucidity of mind against which all the possibilities of the future were shadowed forth gigantically.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
5  The blinds of Mrs. Peniston's drawing-room were drawn down against the oppressive June sun, and in the sultry twilight the faces of her assembled relatives took on a fitting shadow of bereavement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
6  Suddenly, however, she became aware that one of the passing shadows remained stationary between her line of vision and the gleaming asphalt; and raising her eyes she saw a young woman bending over her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
7  While he spoke she had moved slowly to the middle of the room, and paused near his writing-table, where the lamp, striking upward, cast exaggerated shadows on the pallour of her delicately-hollowed face.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
8  Under Morpeth's guidance her vivid plastic sense, hitherto nurtured on no higher food than dress-making and upholstery, found eager expression in the disposal of draperies, the study of attitudes, the shifting of lights and shadows.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
9  Long garden-walls overhung by trees made a dark boundary to the pavement; an empty cab trailed along the deserted thoroughfare, and presently Selden saw two persons emerge from the opposite shadows, signal to the cab, and drive off in it toward the centre of the town.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
10  He saw too, under the loose lines of her dress, how the curves of her figure had shrunk to angularity; he remembered long afterward how the red play of the flame sharpened the depression of her nostrils, and intensified the blackness of the shadows which struck up from her cheekbones to her eyes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12