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1  My dear, you look tired; I suppose it's the excitement of the wedding.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  "I can't see how I can possibly be of any help to you," she murmured, drawing back a little from the mounting excitement of his look.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
3  But gradually the sense of complete subjugation came over her, and she wondered languidly what had made her feel so uneasy and excited.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
4  Instantly came the reflection that Percy Gryce was not irretrievably lost; and she smiled to think of the excitement of recapturing him from Evie Van Osburgh.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
5  His first rush of inarticulate resentment had been followed by a steadiness and concentration of tone more disconcerting to Lily than the excitement preceding it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
6  In truth, however, she was fast wearying of her solitary existence with Mrs. Peniston, and only the excitement of spending her newly-acquired money lightened the dulness of the days.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
7  Mrs. Trenor was still at Bellomont, keeping the town-house open, and descending on it now and then for a taste of the world, but preferring the recurrent excitement of week-end parties to the restrictions of a dull season.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
8  She had supplemented her first gift by personal assistance to one or two of Miss Farish's most appealing subjects, and the admiration and interest her presence excited among the tired workers at the club ministered in a new form to her insatiable desire to please.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
9  She stood talking with her cousin and Miss Van Osburgh, till a slight cloud on the latter's brow advised her that even cousinly amenities were subject to suspicion, and Miss Bart, mindful of the necessity of not exciting enmities at this crucial point of her career, dropped aside while the happy couple proceeded toward the tea-table.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
10  Of course, being fatally poor and dingy, it was wise of Gerty to have taken up philanthropy and symphony concerts; but there was something irritating in her assumption that existence yielded no higher pleasures, and that one might get as much interest and excitement out of life in a cramped flat as in the splendours of the Van Osburgh establishment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8