INTELLIGENCE in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
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1  She paused with a slight falter of embarrassment, and Trenor, turning abruptly, fixed on her a look of growing intelligence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
2  She had shown her artistic intelligence in selecting a type so like her own that she could embody the person represented without ceasing to be herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
3  He found Gerty as he had left her, simple, undemanding and devoted, but with a quickened intelligence of the heart which he recognized without seeking to explain it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
4  She questioned him intelligently, she heard him submissively; and, prepared for the look of lassitude which usually crept over his listeners' faces, he grew eloquent under her receptive gaze.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
5  To a less illuminated intelligence Mrs. Bart's counsels might have been dangerous; but Lily understood that beauty is only the raw material of conquest, and that to convert it into success other arts are required.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
6  Her aunt's words had told her nothing new; but they had revived the vision of Bertha Dorset, smiling, flattered, victorious, holding her up to ridicule by insinuations intelligible to every member of their little group.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
7  The certainty that she could marry Percy Gryce when she pleased had lifted a heavy load from her mind, and her money troubles were too recent for their removal not to leave a sense of relief which a less discerning intelligence might have taken for happiness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
8  Lily, well-versed in the language of these omissions, knew that they were equally intelligible to the other members of the party: even Rosedale, flushed as he was with the importance of keeping such company, at once took the temperature of Mrs. Trenor's cordiality, and reflected it in his off-hand greeting of Miss Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4