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1  I wish we could change places now, for instance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
2  Trenor paused abruptly, and his eyes fixed themselves on hers with a look which made her change colour.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
3  The cares of a large party always prevailed over personal feelings, and Lily saw no change in her hostess's manner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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4  What troubled him was that, though Dorset's attitude had perceptibly changed, the change was not clearly to be accounted for.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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5  But there was another change, perceptible only to Lily; and that was that Dorset now avoided her almost as pointedly as his wife.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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6  One fact alone outwardly proclaimed the change they were all conspiring to ignore; and that was the non-appearance of Ned Silverton.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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7  Scarcely three months had elapsed since he had parted from her on the threshold of the Brys' conservatory; but a subtle change had passed over the quality of her beauty.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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8  Again she was disconcerted by the abrupt change in his tone, and as in one flash she saw the peril of the moment, and the need of keeping her sense of it out of her eyes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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9  The change had struck Mrs. Fisher as a rejuvenation: to Selden it seemed like that moment of pause and arrest when the warm fluidity of youth is chilled into its final shape.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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10  The change had been produced by the look in her eyes; and in his eagerness to define the nature of that look, he dropped into a seat in the gardens, and sat brooding upon the question.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  The freedom and lightness of the ducal intercourse made an agreeable change from these complications, and Lily was tempted, after luncheon, to adjourn in the wake of her companions to the hectic atmosphere of the Casino.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  It was in this mind that he had been making his way back to the station when Miss Bart crossed his path; but though, after his brief word with her, he kept mechanically on his course, he was conscious of a gradual change in his purpose.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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13  His habitual manner had an absent-minded kindliness which she accepted, and was grateful for, as the liveliest sentiment her presence was likely to inspire; but she was quick to feel in him a change implying that for once she could give pleasure as well as receive it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  Gerty lived by such simple formulas that she did not hesitate to class her friend's state with the emotional "change of heart" to which her dealings with the poor had accustomed her; and she rejoiced in the thought that she had been the humble instrument of this renewal.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
15  "The Duchess admires her immensely: I'm sure she'd be charmed to have it arranged," Lord Hubert agreed, with the professional promptness of the man accustomed to draw his profit from facilitating social contacts: Selden was struck by the businesslike change in his manner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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16  Still, the need was not a pressing one; she could worry along, as she had so often done before, with the hope of some happy change of fortune to sustain her; and meanwhile life was gay and beautiful and easy, and she was conscious of figuring not unworthily in such a setting.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  The Dorsets' invitation to go abroad with them had come as an almost miraculous release from crushing difficulties; and her faculty for renewing herself in new scenes, and casting off problems of conduct as easily as the surroundings in which they had arisen, made the mere change from one place to another seem, not merely a postponement, but a solution of her troubles.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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