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1  "Oh, I'm not dangerous," he said in the same key.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
2  He had the kind of character in which prudence is a vice, and good advice the most dangerous nourishment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
3  Her voice had a dangerous edge, and Gerty noticed that her hand shook as she held it out to receive the second cup.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
4  With the clearing of her vision the sweep of peril had extended, and she saw that the post of danger was no longer at Dorset's side.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
5  Carry had in fact come dangerously near to being involved in the episode of Mrs. Norma Hatch, and it had taken some verbal ingenuity to extricate herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
6  She could be as unscrupulous in fighting for herself as she was reckless in courting danger, and whatever came to her hand at such moments was likely to be used as a defensive missile.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
7  Her danger lay, as she knew, in her old incurable dread of discomfort and poverty; in the fear of that mounting tide of dinginess against which her mother had so passionately warned her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
8  To a less illuminated intelligence Mrs. Bart's counsels might have been dangerous; but Lily understood that beauty is only the raw material of conquest, and that to convert it into success other arts are required.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
9  The feeling he had nourished and given prominence to was one of thankfulness for his escape: he was like a traveller so grateful for rescue from a dangerous accident that at first he is hardly conscious of his bruises.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
10  She had once more shown her talent for profiting by the unexpected, and dangerous theories as to the advisability of yielding to impulse were germinating under the surface of smiling attention which she continued to present to her companion.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
11  Five minutes' talk sufficed to show that some alien influence had been at work, and that it had not so much subdued his resentment as weakened his will, so that he moved under it in a state of apathy, like a dangerous lunatic who has been drugged.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
12  It was all the more agreeable to find that this reasonableness was maintained only at the cost of not seeing her; but, though nothing in life was as sweet as the sense of her power over him, she saw the danger of allowing the episode of the previous night to have a sequel.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13