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1  In his inmost heart he was not sorry to put himself beyond the probability of meeting Miss Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
2  Nevertheless, some precautionary instinct warned Lily to withdraw beyond ear-shot of the hovering parlour-maid.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
3  But as her glance assured her that they were still beyond ear-shot a sense of pleasure replaced her apprehension.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
4  Mrs. Bry, to Mrs. Fisher's despair, had not progressed beyond the point of weighing her social alternatives in public.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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5  The Duchess, who seldom explained herself, had not formulated her objection beyond saying: "She's rather a bore, you know."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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6  Through the boughs of the long avenue beyond the gardens she caught the flash of wheels, and divined that more visitors were approaching.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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7  This attribute was common to most of Lily's set: they had a force of negation which eliminated everything beyond their own range of perception.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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8  The mere fact that they thus showed themselves together, with the utmost openness the place afforded, seemed to declare beyond a doubt that their differences were composed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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9  It was difficult to define her beyond saying that she seemed to exist only as a hostess, not so much from any exaggerated instinct of hospitality as because she could not sustain life except in a crowd.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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10  There were moments when she longed blindly for anything different, anything strange, remote and untried; but the utmost reach of her imagination did not go beyond picturing her usual life in a new setting.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  Two or three red farm-houses dozed under the apple-trees, and the white wooden spire of a village church showed beyond the shoulder of the hill; while far below, in a haze of dust, the high-road ran between the fields.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  In the woody hollows of the park there was already a faint chill; but as the ground rose the air grew lighter, and ascending the long slopes beyond the high-road, Lily and her companion reached a zone of lingering summer.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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13  At any rate, she felt herself so completely in command of the situation that she yielded to a sense of security in which all fear of Mr. Rosedale, and of the difficulties on which that fear was contingent, vanished beyond the edge of thought.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  Overhead hung a summer sky furrowed with the rush of rockets; and from the east a late moon, pushing up beyond the lofty bend of the coast, sent across the bay a shaft of brightness which paled to ashes in the red glitter of the illuminated boats.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  These thoughts so engaged her that she fell into a gait hardly likely to carry her to church before the sermon, and at length, having passed from the gardens to the wood-path beyond, so far forgot her intention as to sink into a rustic seat at a bend of the walk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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16  She and Bertha had never been on confidential terms, but at such a crisis the barriers of reserve must surely fall: Dorset's wild allusions to the scene of the morning made Lily feel that they were down already, and that any attempt to rebuild them would be beyond Bertha's strength.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  He knew only that he had never seen Lily look smarter in her life, that there wasn't a woman in the house who showed off good clothes as she did, and that hitherto he, to whom she owed the opportunity of making this display, had reaped no return beyond that of gazing at her in company with several hundred other pairs of eyes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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