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1  Miss Bart received this with increasing amusement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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2  Selden had watched her manoeuvres with lazy amusement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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3  She knew she was an object of criticism and amusement to the other work-women.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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4  There were moments when Lily found an ironic amusement in this aspect of the case.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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5  But these flashes of amusement were but brief reactions from the long disgust of her days.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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6  Lily was acutely aware of her own part in this drama of innuendo: she knew the exact quality of the amusement the situation evoked.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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7  Selden glanced at her with amusement: it was impossible, even with her lovely eyes imploring him, to take a sentimental view of her case.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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8  He had carried his cup to the fireplace, and stood leaning against the chimney-piece and looking down on her with an air of indolent amusement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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9  Hitherto he had found, in her presence and her talk, the aesthetic amusement which a reflective man is apt to seek in desultory intercourse with pretty women.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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10  But the thought of being personally connected with the transaction was less agreeable; and her momentary flashes of amusement were followed by increasing periods of doubt.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  She was taking her way churchward, but at no very quick pace; a fact not lost on one of her observers, who stood in the doorway looking after her with an air of puzzled amusement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  For a moment she found a certain amusement in the show, and in her own share of it: the situation had an ease and unconventionality distinctly refreshing after her experience of the irony of conventions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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13  The fact that the money freed her temporarily from all minor obligations obscured her sense of the greater one it represented, and having never before known what it was to command so large a sum, she lingered delectably over the amusement of spending it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  There were just enough people left in the long suite of rooms to make their progress conspicuous, and Lily was aware of being followed by looks of amusement and interrogation, which glanced off as harmlessly from her indifference as from her companion's self-satisfaction.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  She was weary of being swept passively along a current of pleasure and business in which she had no share; weary of seeing other people pursue amusement and squander money, while she felt herself of no more account among them than an expensive toy in the hands of a spoiled child.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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16  As she exhausted the amusement of spending the money these complications became more pressing, and Lily, whose mind could be severely logical in tracing the causes of her ill-luck to others, justified herself by the thought that she owed all her troubles to the enmity of Bertha Dorset.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  Welcomed into their group, and made the confidant of their difficulty, Selden learned with amusement that there were several places where one might miss something by not lunching, or forfeit something by lunching; so that eating actually became a minor consideration on the very spot consecrated to its rites.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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