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Quotes from Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
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1  They had a little girl with fair curls, who wore a gold locket and was dressed like a princess.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
2  She wore her usual dress of darkish stuff, and there was no bow at her neck; but through her hair she had run a streak of crimson ribbon.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
3  In the middle of the floor stood her trunk, and on the trunk she sat in her Sunday dress, her back turned to the door and her face in her hands.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
4  Under her shapeless dress her body kept its limp immobility, and her dark eyes had the bright witch-like stare that disease of the spine sometimes gives.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  Her "good" dress had been replaced by the black calico and brown knitted shawl which formed her daily wear, and with them she had put on her usual face and manner.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
6  One cold winter morning, as he dressed in the dark, his candle flickering in the draught of the ill-fitting window, he had heard her speak from the bed behind him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
7  She looked so small and pinched, in her poor dress, with the red scarf wound about her, and the cold light turning her paleness sallow, that Ethan stood before her without speaking.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
8  The room was almost dark, but in the obscurity he saw her sitting by the window, bolt upright, and knew by the rigidity of the outline projected against the pane that she had not taken off her travelling dress.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
9  Instead of her usual calico wrapper and knitted shawl she wore her best dress of brown merino, and above her thin strands of hair, which still preserved the tight undulations of the crimping-pins, rose a hard perpendicular bonnet, as to which Ethan's clearest notion was that he had to pay five dollars for it at the Bettsbridge Emporium.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III