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1  I won't go into what's happened.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
2  That was what happened, you know.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
3  How it happened she did not yet know.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
4  Miss Stepney knew exactly what had happened.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
5  You are an artist and I happen to be the bit of colour you are using today.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
6  Gerty remained silent, and she continued: "I stayed on to see what would happen."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
7  Lily was quite ready to gratify this curiosity, but it happened that she was dining out.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
8  Really, Lily, I don't see why you took the trouble to go to the wedding, if you don't remember what happened or whom you saw there.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
9  She had meant to drive down to the quay and regain the yacht; but she now had the immediate impression that something more was to happen first.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
10  It was not, indeed, anything specific that he feared: there had been a literal truth in his declaration that he did not think anything would happen.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
11  Mrs. Fisher was small, fiery and dramatic; and her hands and eyes were admirable instruments in the service of whatever causes he happened to espouse.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
12  As often happens, the pupil had outstripped the teacher, and Mrs. Hatch was already aware of heights of elegance as well as depths of luxury beyond the world of the Emporium.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
13  It was past four already; and when a cab had dropped her at the quay, and she stood waiting for the gig to put off for her, she began to wonder what had been happening on the yacht.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
14  Of course I'm very glad to have him amused, but I happen to know that she has bled him rather severely since she's been here, and she is so keen about going to fetch him that I fancy she must have got a lot more bills this morning.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
15  Like many minds of panoramic sweep, hers was apt to overlook the MINUTIAE of the foreground, and she was much more likely to know where Carry Fisher had found the Welly Brys' CHEF for them, than what was happening to her own niece.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
16  She had always been a looker-on at life, and her mind resembled one of those little mirrors which her Dutch ancestors were accustomed to affix to their upper windows, so that from the depths of an impenetrable domesticity they might see what was happening in the street.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
17  At first, indeed, while the memory of their last hour at Monte Carlo still held the full heat of his indignation, he had anxiously watched for her return; but she had disappointed him by lingering in England, and when she finally reappeared it happened that business had called him to the West, whence he came back only to learn that she was starting for Alaska with the Gormers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
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