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1  I can tell by poor George's manner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
2  The char-woman, after the manner of her kind, stood with her arms folded in her shawl.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
3  "I beg your pardon," said Lily, intending by her politeness to convey a criticism of the other's manner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4  It was perhaps her very manner of holding herself aloof that appealed to his collector's passion for the rare and unattainable.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
5  He gave, at any rate, no sign of resenting it and seemed prepared to supply in his own manner all the ease that was lacking in hers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
6  She had, to a shade, the exact manner between victory and defeat: every insinuation was shed without an effort by the bright indifference of her manner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
7  Since the holidays she had not urged Lily to return to Bellomont, and the first time they met in town Lily fancied there was a shade of coldness in her manner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
8  She received this abrupt declaration in a way even stranger than the manner of its making: she dropped her face on her hands and he saw that for a moment she wept.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
9  She was smiling back at him now, relaxing the tension of her attitude, and admitting him, by imperceptible gradations of glance and manner, a step farther toward intimacy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
10  She had not talked with Dorset since their visit at Bellomont, but something in his look and manner told her that he recalled the friendly footing on which they had last met.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
11  He came late, at the confidential hour when the tea-table still lingers by the fire in friendly expectancy; and his manner showed a readiness to adapt itself to the intimacy of the occasion.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
12  But dinginess is a quality which assumes all manner of disguises; and Lily soon found that it was as latent in the expensive routine of her aunt's life as in the makeshift existence of a continental pension.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
13  She was sure, now, that her visitor's manner conveyed a threat; but, expert as she was in certain directions, there was nothing in her experience to prepare her for the exact significance of the present scene.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
14  Lily smiled: she knew that Selden had always been kind to his dull cousin, and she had sometimes wondered why he wasted so much time in such an unremunerative manner; but now the thought gave her a vague pleasure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
15  Between the relief of her escape from Trenor, and the vague apprehension of her meeting with Rosedale, it was pleasant to rest a moment on the sense of complete understanding which Lawrence Selden's manner always conveyed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
16  It was part of the game to make him feel that her appeal had been an uncalculated impulse, provoked by the liking he inspired; and the renewed sense of power in handling men, while it consoled her wounded vanity, helped also to obscure the thought of the claim at which his manner hinted.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
17  He was sensitive to shades of difference which Miss Bart would never have credited him with perceiving, because he had no corresponding variations of manner; and it was becoming more and more clear to him that Miss Bart herself possessed precisely the complementary qualities needed to round off his social personality.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
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