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1  She felt she could trust it to carry her through to the end.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
2  She looked languid, full of a suffering sweetness; she carried a scent-bottle in her hand.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
3  Lily carried the impression of Mrs. Fisher's leave-taking away with her from the Casino doors.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
4  Miss Bart was turning to carry the letters upstairs when she heard the opening of the outer door, and her aunt entered the drawing-room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
5  In the cab they continued to remain silent through the brief drive which carried them to the illuminated portals of the Stepneys' hotel.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
6  He had carried his cup to the fireplace, and stood leaning against the chimney-piece and looking down on her with an air of indolent amusement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
7  He had so completely ceased to consider how far this might carry him, that he had a distinct sense of disappointment when she turned on him a face sparkling with derision.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
8  And with a bright nod to the couple on whom she had intruded, Miss Bart strolled through the glass doors and carried her rustling grace down the long perspective of the garden walk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
9  When Mr. Rosedale took leave, he carried with him, not only her acceptance of his invitation, but a general sense of having comported himself in a way calculated to advance his cause.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
10  But to a man in Dorset's mood the completest demonstration could not carry conviction, and Selden saw that for the moment all he could do was to soothe and temporize, to offer sympathy and to counsel prudence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  This decision at last brought him to his feet, and carried him back to the gambling rooms, within whose doors he had seen her disappearing; but a prolonged exploration of the crowd failed to put him on her traces.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  High-stepping horses or elaborately equipped motors waited to carry these ladies into vague metropolitan distances, whence they returned, still more wan from the weight of their sables, to be sucked back into the stifling inertia of the hotel routine.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
13  Every step she took seemed in fact to carry her farther from the region where, once or twice, he and she had met for an illumined moment; and the recognition of this fact, when its first pang had been surmounted, produced in him a sense of negative relief.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
14  In Gerty Farish's sitting-room, whither a hansom had carried the two friends, Lily dropped into a chair with a faint sound of laughter: it struck her as a humorous coincidence that her aunt's legacy should so nearly represent the amount of her debt to Trenor.
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  His reputed cultivation was generally regarded as a slight obstacle to easy intercourse, but Lily, who prided herself on her broad-minded recognition of literature, and always carried an Omar Khayam in her travelling-bag, was attracted by this attribute, which she felt would have had its distinction in an older society.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  She had seen the Wetheralls, the Trenor girls and Lady Cressida packed safely into the omnibus; Judy Trenor was sure to be having her hair shampooed; Carry Fisher had doubtless carried off her host for a drive; Ned Silverton was probably smoking the cigarette of young despair in his bedroom; and Kate Corby was certain to be playing tennis with Jack Stepney and Miss Van Osburgh.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
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