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1  He met this with a look of genuine wonder.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
2  She wondered whether Grace Stepney had gone out of her mind.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
3  The air of the place stifled him, and he wondered why he had stayed in it so long.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4  Now, with a start of inner wonder, Lily felt that her thirst for retaliation had died out.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
5  Rosedale continued to stare at her in wonder; but the wonder took the turn she had least expected.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
6  Selden, catching the glance, wondered what part Miss Bart had played in organizing the entertainment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
7  Lily's eyes did not falter, but a look of wonder, of puzzled self-interrogation, formed itself slowly in their depths.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
8  But that's my character: if I want a thing I'm willing to pay: I don't go up to the counter, and then wonder if the article's worth the price.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
9  Mr. Gryce was new to such manifestations; he wondered rather nervously if she were delicate, having far-reaching fears about the future of his progeny.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
10  There was no time now to wonder how he had heard of her obtaining the letters: all her world was dark outside the monstrous glare of his scheme for using them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
11  She turned to give him the welcome which such gallantry deserved; but her greeting wavered into a blush of wonder, for the man who had approached her was Lawrence Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
12  It was past four already; and when a cab had dropped her at the quay, and she stood waiting for the gig to put off for her, she began to wonder what had been happening on the yacht.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
13  Lily smiled: she knew that Selden had always been kind to his dull cousin, and she had sometimes wondered why he wasted so much time in such an unremunerative manner; but now the thought gave her a vague pleasure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
14  To seize on the wonder would be to brush off its bloom, and perhaps see it fade and stiffen in her hand: better the sense of beauty palpitating out of reach, while she held her breath and watched where it would alight.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
15  How this end had been attained was still matter for wonder, but it was clear that for the moment Miss Bart rested confidently in the result; and Selden tried to achieve the same view by telling himself that her opportunities for observation had been ampler than his own.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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16  She waited long enough on the doorstep to wonder that Judy's presence in town was not signalized by a greater promptness in admitting her; and her surprise was increased when, instead of the expected footman, pushing his shoulders into a tardy coat, a shabby care-taking person in calico let her into the shrouded hall.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  It was so pleasant to sit there looking up at her, as she lifted now one book and then another from the shelves, fluttering the pages between her fingers, while her drooping profile was outlined against the warm background of old bindings, that he talked on without pausing to wonder at her sudden interest in so unsuggestive a subject.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
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