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1  Yet at Carry Fisher's suggestion a new hope had stirred in her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
2  Rosedale had remained over an hour, and she understood that it was now too late to hope for Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
3  At any rate, she had so many uses for it that its very insufficiency had caused her to play high in the hope of doubling it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
4  The only hope of renewal lay in the little bottle at her bed-side; and how much longer that hope would last she dared not conjecture.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
5  But now his love was her only hope, and as she sat alone with her wretchedness the thought of confiding in him became as seductive as the river's flow to the suicide.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
6  But Nettie Struther's frail envelope was now alive with hope and energy: whatever fate the future reserved for her, she would not be cast into the refuse-heap without a struggle.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
7  She had come to him with no definite purpose; the mere longing to see him had directed her; but the secret hope she had carried with her suddenly revealed itself in its death-pang.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
8  Regina's she had spent her days in the streets, partly to escape from the uncongenial promiscuities of the boarding-house, and partly in the hope that physical fatigue would help her to sleep.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
9  Gerty had but an obscure conception of what Lily's actual experience had been: but its consequences had established a lasting hold on her pity since the memorable night when she had offered up her own secret hope to her friend's extremity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
10  For a long time Mr. Gryce and the omnibus had the gravel sweep to themselves; but, far from regretting this deplorable indifference on the part of the other guests, he found himself nourishing the hope that Miss Bart might be unaccompanied.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
11  She knew she could not hope to extract even a thousand dollars from Mrs. Peniston on the mere plea of paying Celeste's bill: Mrs. Peniston would expect to go over the dress-maker's account, and would make out the cheque to her and not to Lily.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
12  She had just time to take her seat before the train started; but having arranged herself in her corner with the instinctive feeling for effect which never forsook her, she glanced about in the hope of seeing some other member of the Trenors' party.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
13  Still, the need was not a pressing one; she could worry along, as she had so often done before, with the hope of some happy change of fortune to sustain her; and meanwhile life was gay and beautiful and easy, and she was conscious of figuring not unworthily in such a setting.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
14  She tried to excuse herself on the plea that, in the Trenor set, if one played at all one must either play high or be set down as priggish or stingy; but she knew that the gambling passion was upon her, and that in her present surroundings there was small hope of resisting it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
15  Any advance on Lily's side might have been perilous: there was nothing to do but to trust to the happy chance of an accidental meeting, and Lily knew that, even so late in the season, there was always a hope of running across her friends in their frequent passages through town.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
16  Having reached the station early, he had arrived at this point in his reflections before the increasing throng on the platform warned him that he could not hope to preserve his privacy; the next moment there was a hand on the door, and he turned to confront the very face he was fleeing.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
17  Miss Farish could see no hope for her friend but in a life completely reorganized and detached from its old associations; whereas all Lily's energies were centred in the determined effort to hold fast to those associations, to keep herself visibly identified with them, as long as the illusion could be maintained.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
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