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1  I can't make that kind of marriage; it's impossible.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
2  Her visions of a brilliant marriage for Lily had faded after the first year.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
3  The Van Osburgh marriage was celebrated in the village church near the paternal estate on the Hudson.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
4  The news of this event was received by her some weeks later, on the occasion of Jack Stepney's marriage to Miss Van Osburgh.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
5  Baseness for baseness, she hated the other least: there were even moments when a marriage with Rosedale seemed the only honourable solution of her difficulties.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
6  Trenor had married young, and since his marriage his intercourse with women had not taken the form of the sentimental small-talk which doubles upon itself like the paths in a maze.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
7  They were generally assumed to be taken up with the legitimate business of courtship and marriage, and interference in such affairs on the part of their natural guardians was considered as unwarrantable as a spectator's suddenly joining in a game.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
8  Stepney, since his marriage, had thickened and grown prudish, as the Van Osburgh husbands were apt to do; but his wife, to his surprise and discomfiture, had developed an earth-shaking fastness of gait which left him trailing breathlessly in her wake.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
9  She could not have remained in New York without repaying the money she owed to Trenor; to acquit herself of that odious debt she might even have faced a marriage with Rosedale; but the accident of placing the Atlantic between herself and her obligations made them dwindle out of sight as if they had been milestones and she had travelled past them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2