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1  Having once helped Lily, she must continue to help her; and helping her, must believe in her, because faith is the main-spring of such natures.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
2  There remained to her, as she had told him, the uplifting memory of his faith in her; but she had not reached the age when a woman can live on her memories.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
3  His habitual touch was that of the eclectic, who lightly turns over and compares; and she was moved by this sudden glimpse into the laboratory where his faiths were formed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
4  Here was a man who turned to her in the extremity of his loneliness and his humiliation: if she came to him at such a moment he would be hers with all the force of his deluded faith.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
5  She belonged to the class of old New Yorkers who have always lived well, dressed expensively, and done little else; and to these inherited obligations Mrs. Peniston faithfully conformed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
6  She had suffered for the very faithfulness with which she had carried out her part of the tacit compact, but the part was not a handsome one at best, and she saw it now in all the ugliness of failure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
7  The fact that her immediate anxieties were relieved did not blind her to a possibility of their recurrence; it merely gave her enough buoyancy to rise once more above her doubts and feel a renewed faith in her beauty, her power, and her general fitness to attract a brilliant destiny.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
8  It was this moment of love, this fleeting victory over themselves, which had kept them from atrophy and extinction; which, in her, had reached out to him in every struggle against the influence of her surroundings, and in him, had kept alive the faith that now drew him penitent and reconciled to her side.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
9  Other young ladies of fashion had been thus "set-up," selling their hats by the mere attraction of a name and the reputed knack of tying a bow; but these privileged beings could command a faith in their powers materially expressed by the readiness to pay their shop-rent and advance a handsome sum for current expenses.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10