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1  As badly as another, you mean.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
2  I don't mean, literally, to take the next train.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
3  I didn't mean to imply that you are as hard put to it as that.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4  Oh, if you mean you're not dead in love with me, I've got sense enough left to see that.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
5  Oh, I don't mean YOUR particular set, you know: rather a different crowd, but very good fun.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
6  No; she was not made for mean and shabby surroundings, for the squalid compromises of poverty.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
7  "I mean to have her too," he repeated, with a laugh intended to strengthen his self-assurance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
8  "That's just what I do mean," returned Trenor, his bluster sinking to sullenness under her look.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
9  "I don't know what you DO mean," said Mrs. Peniston, with a frightened quiver in her small fretful voice.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
10  That walk she did not mean to miss; one glance at the bills on her writing-table was enough to recall its necessity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
11  If you mean that a girl who has no one to think for her is obliged to think for herself, I am quite willing to accept the imputation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
12  But if he recognized her meaning it failed to abash him, and he went on in the same tone: "I didn't mean to give offence; excuse me if I've spoken too plainly."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
13  To a torn heart uncomforted by human nearness a room may open almost human arms, and the being to whom no four walls mean more than any others, is, at such hours, expatriate everywhere.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
14  Moral complications existed for her only in the environment that had produced them; she did not mean to slight or ignore them, but they lost their reality when they changed their background.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
15  She paused a moment, and added in a lighter tone: "I didn't mean to bore you with all this, but I want your help in making Judy understand that I can't, at present, go on living as one must live among you all."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
16  But under her angry sense of the perverseness of things, and the light surface of her talk with Rosedale, a third idea persisted: she did not mean to leave without an attempt to discover the truth about Percy Gryce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
17  She did not mean to play; her diminished pocket-money offered small scope for the adventure; but it amused her to sit on a divan, under the doubtful protection of the Duchess's back, while the latter hung above her stakes at a neighbouring table.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
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