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1  Mrs. Bart stood over him with a white face which made her hair unnaturally yellow.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
2  As she emerged, a man moved toward her from the knot of smokers, and she found herself face to face with Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
3  In the indistinctness the little red gleam lit up the lower part of her face, and he saw her mouth tremble into a smile.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
4  She had a broad sallow face, slightly pitted with small-pox, and thin straw-coloured hair through which her scalp shone unpleasantly.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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5  The little flame under his hand cast a deeper crimson on his puffing face, and Lily averted her eyes with a momentary feeling of repugnance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
6  He rose with a start, his ingenuous face looking as though it had been dipped in crimson: even the reddish tint in his beard seemed to deepen.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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7  Her face brightened at this, but she drew her hand away, not with a gesture of coquetry, but as though renouncing something to which she had no claim.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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8  He had come on her that morning in a moment of disarray; her face had been pale and altered, and the diminution of her beauty had lent her a poignant charm.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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9  Society is a revolving body which is apt to be judged according to its place in each man's heaven; and at present it was turning its illuminated face to Lily.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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10  She received this abrupt declaration in a way even stranger than the manner of its making: she dropped her face on her hands and he saw that for a moment she wept.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  The white oval of her face swam out waveringly from a background of shadows, the uncertain light blurring it like a haze; but the two lines about the mouth remained.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  He had so completely ceased to consider how far this might carry him, that he had a distinct sense of disappointment when she turned on him a face sparkling with derision.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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13  She knew that such emotions leave lines on the face as well as in the character, and she had meant to take warning by the little creases which her midnight survey had revealed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  As she sat before the mirror brushing her hair, her face looked hollow and pale, and she was frightened by two little lines near her mouth, faint flaws in the smooth curve of the cheek.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  A glimpse of Mr. Gryce's crestfallen face even suggested that she had done wisely in absenting herself, since the disappointment he so candidly betrayed would surely whet his appetite for the afternoon walk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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16  It was for a moment only, however; for when he leaned nearer and drew down her hands with a gesture less passionate than grave, she turned on him a face softened but not disfigured by emotion, and he said to himself, somewhat cruelly, that even her weeping was an art.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  Her small pale face seemed the mere setting of a pair of dark exaggerated eyes, of which the visionary gaze contrasted curiously with her self-assertive tone and gestures; so that, as one of her friends observed, she was like a disembodied spirit who took up a great deal of room.
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