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1  She had not known again till today that lightness, that glow of freedom; but now it was something more than a blind groping of the blood.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2  There were in her at the moment two beings, one drawing deep breaths of freedom and exhilaration, the other gasping for air in a little black prison-house of fears.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
3  This glimpse of his inner mind seemed to present the whole transaction in a new aspect, and she saw that the essential baseness of the act lay in its freedom from risk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
4  At first, as Selden had noticed, it had been almost too preoccupying to its wearer; but now she was in full command of it, and was even producing her effects with unwonted freedom.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
5  She had never before suspected the mixture of insatiable curiosity and contemptuous freedom with which she and her kind were discussed in this underworld of toilers who lived on their vanity and self-indulgence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
6  The freedom and lightness of the ducal intercourse made an agreeable change from these complications, and Lily was tempted, after luncheon, to adjourn in the wake of her companions to the hectic atmosphere of the Casino.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
7  Yesterday her fancy had fluttered free pinions above a choice of occupations; now she had to drop to the level of the familiar routine, in which moments of seeming brilliancy and freedom alternated with long hours of subjection.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7