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1  On this table stood the empty bottle and glass, and from these also he averted his eyes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
2  "The world is too vile," she murmured, averting herself from Mrs. Fisher's anxious scrutiny.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
3  Her brooding look, as of a mind withdrawn yet not averted, seemed to Mr. Rosedale full of a subtle encouragement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
4  The little flame under his hand cast a deeper crimson on his puffing face, and Lily averted her eyes with a momentary feeling of repugnance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
5  She read their incredulity in their averted looks, and in the mute wretchedness of the men behind them, and for a miserable half-second he thought she quivered on the brink of failure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
6  Whether, in the present instance, safety for either lay in repairing so damaged a tie, it was no business of his to consider: he had only, on general principles, to think of averting a scandal, and his desire to avert it was increased by his fear of its involving Miss Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
7  Whether, in the present instance, safety for either lay in repairing so damaged a tie, it was no business of his to consider: he had only, on general principles, to think of averting a scandal, and his desire to avert it was increased by his fear of its involving Miss Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3