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1  Under the glitter of their opportunities she saw the poverty of their achievement.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
2  They were always black and tightly fitting, with an expensive glitter: she was the kind of woman who wore jet at breakfast.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
3  He liked the ease and glitter of the life, and the lustre conferred on him by being a member of this group of rich and conspicuous people.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
4  A deeper stillness possessed the air, and the glitter of the American autumn was tempered by a haze which diffused the brightness without dulling it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
5  As she continued to gaze at it, she felt the glitter of the visions mounting to her brain, and after a while she lifted the lid of the desk and slipped the magic formula out of sight.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
6  Selden's calmness seemed rather to harden into resistance, and Miss Bart's into a surface of glittering irony, as they faced each other from the opposite corners of one of Mrs. Hatch's elephantine sofas.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
7  Selden, stumbling on a chance acquaintance, had dined with him, and adjourned, still in his company, to the brightly lit Promenade, where a line of crowded stands commanded the glittering darkness of the waters.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
8  This was one of the moments when the sense of contrast was uppermost, and she turned away impatiently as Mrs. George Dorset, glittering in serpentine spangles, drew Percy Gryce in her wake to a confidential nook beneath the gallery.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
9  Overhead hung a summer sky furrowed with the rush of rockets; and from the east a late moon, pushing up beyond the lofty bend of the coast, sent across the bay a shaft of brightness which paled to ashes in the red glitter of the illuminated boats.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
10  The soft shade of their niche, and the adjacent glitter of the air, were conducive to an easy lounging mood, and to the smoking of many cigarettes; and Selden, yielding to these influences, suffered Mrs. Fisher to unfold to him the history of her recent experiences.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1