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1  Her body ached with fatigue, and with the constriction of her attitude in Gerty's bed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
2  It's all very well to say that every body with money can get into society; but it would be truer to say that NEARLY everybody can.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
3  But tonight every fibre in her body shrank from Lily's nearness: it was torture to listen to her breathing, and feel the sheet stir with it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4  Society is a revolving body which is apt to be judged according to its place in each man's heaven; and at present it was turning its illuminated face to Lily.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
5  Perhaps, however, her enjoyment proceeded more than she was aware from the physical stimulus of the excursion, the challenge of crisp cold and hard exercise, the responsive thrill of her body to the influences of the winter woods.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
6  Lily knew that there is nothing society resents so much as having given its protection to those who have not known how to profit by it: it is for having betrayed its connivance that the body social punishes the offender who is found out.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
7  A few family portraits of lantern-jawed gentlemen in tie-wigs, and ladies with large head-dresses and small bodies, hung between the shelves lined with pleasantly-shabby books: books mostly contemporaneous with the ancestors in question, and to which the subsequent Trenors had made no perceptible additions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5