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1  Yes; he is very good about dropping in on Sundays.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
2  She had found it reassuringly easy to keep Trenor in a good humour.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
3  Lily had no intention of taking advantage of her aunt's good nature.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
4  "I'm so glad you and Gus have become such good friends," she said approvingly.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
5  But we're so different, you know: she likes being good, and I like being happy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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6  Besides, Carry is the only person who can keep Gus in a good humour when we have bores in the house.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
7  He had the kind of character in which prudence is a vice, and good advice the most dangerous nourishment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
8  "I thought, after all, the air might do me good," she explained; and he agreed that so simple a remedy was worth trying.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
9  There was something almost bridal in his own aspect: his large white gardenia had a symbolic air that struck Lily as a good omen.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
10  Bridge at Bellomont usually lasted till the small hours; and when Lily went to bed that night she had played too long for her own good.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
11  She liked to think of her beauty as a power for good, as giving her the opportunity to attain a position where she should make her influence felt in the vague diffusion of refinement and good taste.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  She was in an odious mood when she came here, but Lawrence's turning up put her in a good humour, and if you'd only let her think he came for HER it would have never occurred to her to play you this trick.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
13  The "points" she had had the presence of mind to glean from Selden, in anticipation of this very contingency, were serving her to such good purpose that she began to think her visit to him had been the luckiest incident of the day.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  Some of the volumes had the ripe tints of good tooling and old morocco, and her eyes lingered on them caressingly, not with the appreciation of the expert, but with the pleasure in agreeable tones and textures that was one of her inmost susceptibilities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  The spot was charming, and Lily was not insensible to the charm, or to the fact that her presence enhanced it; but she was not accustomed to taste the joys of solitude except in company, and the combination of a handsome girl and a romantic scene struck her as too good to be wasted.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
16  In the care of such a guardian, it soon became clear to Lily that she was to enjoy only the material advantages of good food and expensive clothing; and, though far from underrating these, she would gladly have exchanged them for what Mrs. Bart had taught her to regard as opportunities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  As her social talents, backed by Mr. Trenor's bank-account, almost always assured her ultimate triumph in such competitions, success had developed in her an unscrupulous good nature toward the rest of her sex, and in Miss Bart's utilitarian classification of her friends, Mrs. Trenor ranked as the woman who was least likely to "go back" on her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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