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1  You say your friends have persuaded you to play cards with them; well, they may as well learn a lesson too.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
2  You're hard on me, Aunt Julia: I have never really cared for cards, but a girl hates to be thought priggish and superior, and one drifts into doing what the others do.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
3  I have paid my card debts, of course, but there is hardly anything left for my other expenses, and if I go on with my present life I shall be in horrible difficulties.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
4  Her head was throbbing with fatigue, and she had to go over the figures again and again; but at last it became clear to her that she had lost three hundred dollars at cards.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
5  I am almost entirely dependent on my aunt, and though she is very kind to me she makes me no regular allowance, and lately I've lost money at cards, and I don't dare tell her about it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
6  In fact I can't afford any of the things my friends do, and I am afraid Judy often thinks me a bore because I don't play cards any longer, and because I am not as smartly dressed as the other women.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
7  At first I thought Lily was going to play her cards well THIS time, but there are rumours that Bertha is jealous of her success here and at Cannes, and I shouldn't be surprised if there were a break any day.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1