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1  Mrs. Trenor shook her head dolefully.
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2  Mrs. Trenor fixed a rapt eye upon her.
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3  Mrs. Trenor sat up with an exclamation.
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4  Mrs. Trenor cast up her eyes in despair.
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5  But Mrs. Trenor's tone showed no consciousness of the fact.
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6  Mrs. Trenor brought this out in a CRESCENDO of indignation.
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7  At this affecting vision Mrs. Trenor's voice trembled with self-pity.
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8  The matter-of-course tone of Mrs. Trenor's greeting deepened her irritation.
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9  Mrs. Trenor was a tall fair woman, whose height just saved her from redundancy.
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10  Mrs. Trenor paused to enjoy the spectacle of Miss Bart's efforts to unravel her tangled correspondence.
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11  "It was simply inhuman of Pragg to go off now," Mrs. Trenor declared, as her friend seated herself at the desk.
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12  And Mrs. Trenor, glowing with her sex's eagerness to smooth the course of true love, enveloped Lily in a long embrace.
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13  Such an assurance would usually have restored Mrs. Trenor's complacency; but on this occasion it did not chase the cloud from her brow.
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14  Mrs. Trenor's summons, however, suddenly recalled her state of dependence, and she rose and dressed in a mood of irritability that she was usually too prudent to indulge.
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15  He knew, of course, that there would be a large house-party at Bellomont, and the possibility of being taken for one of Mrs. Trenor's guests was doubtless included in his calculations.
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16  She tried to excuse herself on the plea that, in the Trenor set, if one played at all one must either play high or be set down as priggish or stingy; but she knew that the gambling passion was upon her, and that in her present surroundings there was small hope of resisting it.
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17  As her social talents, backed by Mr. Trenor's bank-account, almost always assured her ultimate triumph in such competitions, success had developed in her an unscrupulous good nature toward the rest of her sex, and in Miss Bart's utilitarian classification of her friends, Mrs. Trenor ranked as the woman who was least likely to "go back" on her.
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