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1  Her appearance at luncheon justified the excuse.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2  It seems to me the sense of splendour has justified itself by what it has produced.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
3  Lily knew people who "lived like pigs," and their appearance and surroundings justified her mother's repugnance to that form of existence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
4  The analogy was justified by the appearance of the lady, whose large-eyed prettiness had the fixity of something impaled and shown under glass.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
5  His craving was for the companionship of one whose point of view should justify his own, who should confirm, by deliberate observation, the truth to which his intuitions had leaped.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
6  The transaction had justified itself by its results: she saw now how absurd it would have been to let any primitive scruple deprive her of this easy means of appeasing her creditors.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
7  Moreover, by some obscure process of logic, she felt that her momentary burst of generosity had justified all previous extravagances, and excused any in which she might subsequently indulge.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
8  It was a relief to those who had hung back from her to find themselves thus justified, and they were inclined to insist a little on her connection with the Hatch case in order to show that they had been right.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
9  All means seemed justifiable to attain such an end, or rather, by a happy shifting of lights with which practice had familiarized Miss Bart, the cause shrank to a pin-point in the general brightness of the effect.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
10  The nervous dread lest anything in Trenor's manner should seem to justify their disapproval made her seek every pretext for avoiding him, and she left Bellomont conscious of having failed in every purpose which had taken her there.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
11  Lily's failure to profit by the chances already afforded her might, moreover, have justified the abandonment of farther effort on her behalf; but Mrs. Fisher's inexhaustible good-nature made her an adept at creating artificial demands in response to an actual supply.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
12  As she exhausted the amusement of spending the money these complications became more pressing, and Lily, whose mind could be severely logical in tracing the causes of her ill-luck to others, justified herself by the thought that she owed all her troubles to the enmity of Bertha Dorset.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12