1 On the landing she paused to look about her.
2 Having made her final effort on Lily's behalf, and landed her safely in Mme.
3 She was almost sure she had "landed" him: a few days' work and she would win her reward.
4 In her stuffy room at the hotel to which she had gone on landing, Lily Bart that evening reviewed her situation.
5 The stairs were still carpetless, and on the way up to her room she was arrested on the landing by an encroaching tide of soapsuds.
6 There, while Mrs. Gormer plunged into problems of lighting and sanitation, Lily had leisure to wander, in the bright autumn air, along the tree-fringed bay to which the land declined.
7 The woman at first seemed not to hear; then, without a word of excuse, she pushed back her pail and dragged a wet floor-cloth across the landing, keeping her eyes fixed on Lily while the latter swept by.
8 He knew that Perseus's task is not done when he has loosed Andromeda's chains, for her limbs are numb with bondage, and she cannot rise and walk, but clings to him with dragging arms as he beats back to land with his burden.
9 It seemed to him necessary, at that moment, to proclaim, by some habitual gesture of this sort, his recovered hold on the actual: he had an almost puerile wish to let his companion see that, their flight over, he had landed on his feet.
10 It was, moreover, one of his gifts to look his part; to have a height which lifted his head above the crowd, and the keenly-modelled dark features which, in a land of amorphous types, gave him the air of belonging to a more specialized race, of carrying the impress of a concentrated past.