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1  Lily, however, had been deplorably careless in noting the particulars of the entertainment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  Selden, catching the glance, wondered what part Miss Bart had played in organizing the entertainment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
3  Gerty Farish, the morning after the Wellington Brys' entertainment, woke from dreams as happy as Lily's.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4  Lily felt for these objects the same distaste which the prisoner may entertain for the fittings of the court-room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
5  I wouldn't be satisfied to entertain like the Welly Brys; I'd want something that would look more easy and natural, more as if I took it in my stride.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
6  The Welly Brys, after much debate, and anxious counsel with their newly acquired friends, had decided on the bold move of giving a general entertainment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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7  They proved to be few and unimportant, but among them he found, with a strange commotion of the heart, the note he had written her the day after the Brys' entertainment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
8  But this characteristic command seemed to reestablish their former relations; and Lily smiled at the thought that her friend had probably summoned her in order to hear about the Brys' entertainment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
9  She had caught at the Brys' entertainment as an easy impersonal subject, likely to tide them over the interval till Selden appeared, but Mr. Rosedale, tenaciously planted beside the tea-table, his hands in his pockets, his legs a little too freely extended, at once gave the topic a personal turn.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
10  Even fortunes supposed to be independent of the market either betrayed a secret dependence on it, or suffered from a sympathetic affection: fashion sulked in its country houses, or came to town incognito, general entertainments were discountenanced, and informality and short dinners became the fashion.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  Mrs. Peniston's rare entertainments were preceded by days of heart-rending vacillation as to every detail of the feast, from the seating of the guests to the pattern of the table-cloth, and in the course of one of these preliminary discussions she had imprudently suggested to her cousin Grace that, as the dinner was a family affair, she might be included in it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11