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1  In the foreground glowed the warm tints of the gardens.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
2  Through the boughs of the long avenue beyond the gardens she caught the flash of wheels, and divined that more visitors were approaching.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
3  She was roused from her musings by the approach of her cousin Jack Stepney who, at Gwen Van Osburgh's side, was returning across the garden from the tennis court.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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4  An hour later, at Mrs. Fisher's side in the Casino gardens, he was trying to find fresh reasons for forgetting the injury received in the contemplation of the peril avoided.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
5  Outside, the sky was gusty and overcast, and as Lily and Selden moved toward the deserted gardens below the restaurant, spurts of warm rain blew fitfully against their faces.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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6  It was mid-April, and one felt that the revelry had reached its climax and that the desultory groups in the square and gardens would soon dissolve and re-form in other scenes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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7  And with a bright nod to the couple on whom she had intruded, Miss Bart strolled through the glass doors and carried her rustling grace down the long perspective of the garden walk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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8  The change had been produced by the look in her eyes; and in his eagerness to define the nature of that look, he dropped into a seat in the gardens, and sat brooding upon the question.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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9  The faces about her flowed by like the streaming images of sleep: she hardly noticed where Selden was leading her, till they passed through a glass doorway at the end of the long suite of rooms and stood suddenly in the fragrant hush of a garden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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10  These thoughts so engaged her that she fell into a gait hardly likely to carry her to church before the sermon, and at length, having passed from the gardens to the wood-path beyond, so far forgot her intention as to sink into a rustic seat at a bend of the walk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  The terrace at Bellomont on a September afternoon was a spot propitious to sentimental musings, and as Miss Bart stood leaning against the balustrade above the sunken garden, at a little distance from the animated group about the tea-table, she might have been lost in the mazes of an inarticulate happiness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  Down the lantern-hung Promenade, snatches of band-music floated above the hum of the crowd and the soft tossing of boughs in dusky gardens; and between these gardens and the backs of the stands there flowed a stream of people in whom the vociferous carnival mood seemed tempered by the growing languor of the season.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1