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1  She must be quits with the Trenors first; after that she would take thought for the future.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
2  They represented the future she had chosen, and she was content with it, but in no haste to anticipate its joys.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
3  The future seemed full of a vague promise, and all her apprehensions were swept out of sight on the buoyant current of her mood.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
4  The ringing of the door-bell a few minutes after five confirmed this supposition, and made Lily hastily resolve to write more legibly in future.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
5  Mr. Gryce was new to such manifestations; he wondered rather nervously if she were delicate, having far-reaching fears about the future of his progeny.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
6  When she was last here, two weeks ago, she seemed dreadfully worried about her future: she said Carry Fisher was trying to find something for her to do.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
7  The future stretched before her dull and bare as the deserted length of Fifth Avenue, and opportunities showed as meagrely as the few cabs trailing in quest of fares that did not come.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
8  Her loudly affirmed pleasure at seeing Miss Bart took the form of a nebulous generalization, which included neither enquiries as to her future nor the expression of a definite wish to see her again.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
9  The quality of Mrs. Bry's hospitality, and of the tips her husband had presumably imparted, lent to the manner of the English ladies a general effusiveness which shed the rosiest light over their hostess's future.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
10  Her embarrassment was increased by the fact that Freddy seemed to regard her as cooperating with himself in the social development of Mrs. Hatch: a view that suggested, on his part, a permanent interest in the lady's future.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
11  Its hint of future leniency made Rosedale rise in obedience to it, a little flushed with his unhoped-for success, and disciplined by the tradition of his blood to accept what was conceded, without undue haste to press for more.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
12  Miss Bart had the gift of following an undercurrent of thought while she appeared to be sailing on the surface of conversation; and in this case her mental excursion took the form of a rapid survey of Mr. Percy Gryce's future as combined with her own.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
13  When she ceased to amuse Judy Trenor and her friends she would have to fall back on amusing Mrs. Peniston; whichever way she looked she saw only a future of servitude to the whims of others, never the possibility of asserting her own eager individuality.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
14  Once or twice of late she had won a large sum, and instead of keeping it against future losses, had spent it in dress or jewelry; and the desire to atone for this imprudence, combined with the increasing exhilaration of the game, drove her to risk higher stakes at each fresh venture.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
15  Though she and her hostess had not met since the latter's tentative discussion of her future, Lily knew that the acuteness which enabled Mrs. Fisher to lay a safe and pleasant course through a world of antagonistic forces was not infrequently exercised for the benefit of her friends.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
16  All the secret ambitions which Mrs. Gormer's native indolence, and the attitude of her companions, kept in habitual abeyance, were now germinating afresh in the glow of Bertha's advances; and whatever the cause of the latter, Lily saw that, if they were followed up, they were likely to have a disturbing effect upon her own future.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
17  Instances of young lady-milliners establishing themselves under fashionable patronage, and imparting to their "creations" that indefinable touch which the professional hand can never give, had flattered Gerty's visions of the future, and convinced even Lily that her separation from Mrs. Norma Hatch need not reduce her to dependence on her friends.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
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