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1  She's done her best for you and she's got no place to go to.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  She's a pauper that's hung onto us all after her father'd done his best to ruin us.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
3  Zeena took the view that Mattie was bound to make the best of Starkfield since she hadn't any other place to go to; but this did not strike Ethan as conclusive.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
4  He did his best to supplement her unskilled efforts, getting up earlier than usual to light the kitchen fire, carrying in the wood overnight, and neglecting the mill for the farm that he might help her about the house during the day.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
5  Beneath their wondering exclamations I felt a secret curiosity to know what impressions I had received from my night in the Frome household, and divined that the best way of breaking down their reserve was to let them try to penetrate mine.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
6  Mattie Silver came from Stamford, and when she entered the Fromes' household to act as her cousin Zeena's aid it was thought best, as she came without pay, not to let her feel too sharp a contrast between the life she had left and the isolation of a Starkfield farm.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
7  Instead of her usual calico wrapper and knitted shawl she wore her best dress of brown merino, and above her thin strands of hair, which still preserved the tight undulations of the crimping-pins, rose a hard perpendicular bonnet, as to which Ethan's clearest notion was that he had to pay five dollars for it at the Bettsbridge Emporium.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III