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1  Her appearance at luncheon justified the excuse.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2  His appearance, in short, presented an odd mixture of the bedraggled and the ferocious.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
3  Lily had not an instant's doubt as to the meaning of the murmur greeting her appearance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
4  No one, however, appeared to profit by the opportunity; and after a half hour of fruitless waiting she rose and wandered on.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
5  Lily knew people who "lived like pigs," and their appearance and surroundings justified her mother's repugnance to that form of existence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
6  The analogy was justified by the appearance of the lady, whose large-eyed prettiness had the fixity of something impaled and shown under glass.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
7  He had seen men of Ned Van Alstyne's type bring their hats and sticks into a drawing-room, and he thought it added a touch of elegant familiarity to their appearance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
8  The observance of Sunday at Bellomont was chiefly marked by the punctual appearance of the smart omnibus destined to convey the household to the little church at the gates.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
9  But Miss Bart, it appeared, really did want to know about Americana; and moreover, she was already sufficiently informed to make the task of farther instruction as easy as it was agreeable.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
10  Her search was rewarded by the discovery of a very blond young man with a soft reddish beard, who, at the other end of the carriage, appeared to be dissembling himself behind an unfolded newspaper.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  They appeared, therefore, punctual and resigned, with the air of people bound for a dull "At Home," and after them Hilda and Muriel straggled, yawning and pinning each other's veils and ribbons as they came.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
12  It certainly appeared, as he said, that Mrs. Dorset was the more active participant in the scene: her neighbour seemed to receive her advances with a temperate zest which did not distract him from his dinner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
13  Even to the eyes of infancy, Mrs. Hudson Bart had appeared young; but Lily could not recall the time when her father had not been bald and slightly stooping, with streaks of grey in his hair, and a tired walk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
14  During the interlude of music which succeeded the TABLEAUX, the actors had seated themselves here and there in the audience, diversifying its conventional appearance by the varied picturesqueness of their dress.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  Their appearance confirmed the impression that the show had been staged regardless of expense, and emphasized its resemblance to one of those "costume-plays" in which the protagonists walk through the passions without displacing a drapery.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
16  Miss Bart had the gift of following an undercurrent of thought while she appeared to be sailing on the surface of conversation; and in this case her mental excursion took the form of a rapid survey of Mr. Percy Gryce's future as combined with her own.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
17  He was already annoyed with himself for having left Monte Carlo, where he had intended to pass the week which remained to him before sailing; but it would now be difficult to return on his steps without an appearance of inconsistency from which his pride recoiled.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
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