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1  So much the previous evening had told her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
2  I never saw you look better than you did this evening.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
3  But the close of the short dreary evening left her with a sense of effort hopelessly wasted.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
4  In her stuffy room at the hotel to which she had gone on landing, Lily Bart that evening reviewed her situation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
5  It was as though all the weariness of the past months had culminated in the vacuity of that interminable evening.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
6  She was dining with Mrs. Fisher, who had gathered at an informal feast a few of the performers of the previous evening.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
7  Mrs. Fisher's experience guarded her against the mistake of exposing Lily, for the first evening, to the unmitigated impression of Rosedale's personality.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
8  In the cold slant of light reflected from the back wall of a neighbouring building, she saw her evening dress and opera cloak lying in a tawdry heap on a chair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
9  In the evening also Lily found herself alone, for her aunt, who rarely dined out, had responded to the summons of a Van Alstyne cousin who was passing through town.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
10  It was insufferable that Mrs. Peniston should have such creatures about the house; and Lily entered her room resolved that the woman should be dismissed that evening.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
11  When Lawrence Selden heard I was coming, he insisted on fetching me himself and driving me to the station, and when we go back this evening I am to dine with him at Sherry's.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
12  She determined, however, to see Mrs. Trenor for a few moments, and ringing for her maid she despatched a telegram to say that she would be with her friend that evening at ten.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
13  The conclusions it led him to were fortified, later in the evening, by some of those faint corroborative hints that generate a light of their own in the dusk of a doubting mind.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
14  He wrote briefly that an important case called him to Albany, whence he would be unable to return till the evening, and asked Lily to let him know at what hour on the following day she would see him.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
15  At the same moment a hansom halted at the curb-stone, and one of the figures floated down to it in a haze of evening draperies; while the other, black and bulky, remained persistently projected against the light.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
16  Selden's sense of the privilege of being included in such company brought him early in the evening to the door of the restaurant, where he paused to scan the ranks of diners approaching down the brightly lit terrace.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
17  She was still languid from her brief sleep and the exhilaration of the evening, and the sight of Selden's writing brought back the culminating moment of her triumph: the moment when she had read in his eyes that no philosophy was proof against her power.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
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