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1  The inexorable facts closed in on him like prison-warders handcuffing a convict.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  The fact that admiration for his learning mingled with Mattie's wonder at what he taught was not the least part of his pleasure.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  The fact that he had no right to show his feelings, and thus provoke the expression of hers, made him attach a fantastic importance to every change in her look and tone.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  The kitchen was a poor place, not "spruce" and shining as his mother had kept it in his boyhood; but it was surprising what a homelike look the mere fact of Zeena's absence gave it.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  The mere fact of obeying her orders, of feeling free to go about his business again and talk with other men, restored his shaken balance and magnified his sense of what he owed her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  Ethan tried to say something befitting the occasion, but there was only one thought in his mind: the fact that, for the first time since Mattie had come to live with them, Zeena was to be away for a night.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  It was a fact that since Mattie Silver's coming he had taken to shaving every day; but his wife always seemed to be asleep when he left her side in the winter darkness, and he had stupidly assumed that she would not notice any change in his appearance.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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8  He was an old friend of Ethan's family, and his house one of the few to which Zeena occasionally went, drawn there by the fact that Mrs. Hale, in her youth, had done more "doctoring" than any other woman in Starkfield, and was still a recognised authority on symptoms and treatment.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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