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1  Mr. Gryce's sensations, if less definite, were equally agreeable.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
2  It had been preceded by an equal zeal for socialism, which had in turn replaced an energetic advocacy of Christian Science.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
3  She had the art of giving self-confidence to the embarrassed, but she was not equally sure of being able to embarrass the self-confident.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
4  She did not, indeed, expect Lily to remain equally immovable: she had all the American guardian's indulgence for the volatility of youth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
5  But if Lily did not mind her detaining her manicure for luncheon, or offering the "Beauty-Doctor" a seat in Freddy Van Osburgh's box at the play, she was not equally at ease in regard to some less apparent lapses from convention.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
6  Lily might be incapable of marrying for money, but she was equally incapable of living without it, and Selden's eager investigations into the small economies of house-keeping made him appear to Gerty as tragically duped as herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
7  She had reason to think that she had made herself equally necessary to her host and hostess; and if only she had seen any perfectly irreproachable means of drawing a financial profit from the situation, there would have been no cloud on her horizon.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
8  Lily, well-versed in the language of these omissions, knew that they were equally intelligible to the other members of the party: even Rosedale, flushed as he was with the importance of keeping such company, at once took the temperature of Mrs. Trenor's cordiality, and reflected it in his off-hand greeting of Miss Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
9  Lily had no desire that they should recognize any social difference in her; but she had hoped to be received as their equal, and perhaps before long to show herself their superior by a special deftness of touch, and it was humiliating to find that, after two months of drudgery, she still betrayed her lack of early training.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10