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1  Trenor was in truth in an unmanageable mood.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
2  Silverton was in a mood of Titanic pessimism.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
3  And the day was the accomplice of her mood: it was a day for impulse and truancy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
4  Lily received this with fresh appreciation; his nonsense was like the bubbling of her inner mood.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
5  In this mood of self-approval she had a sympathetic eye for others, and she was struck by her friend's air of dejection.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
6  The future seemed full of a vague promise, and all her apprehensions were swept out of sight on the buoyant current of her mood.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
7  She was like a water-plant in the flux of the tides, and today the whole current of her mood was carrying her toward Lawrence Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
8  The young lady was treated by her hosts with corresponding deference; and she was in the mood when such attentions are acceptable, whatever their source.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
9  The landscape outspread below her seemed an enlargement of her present mood, and she found something of herself in its calmness, its breadth, its long free reaches.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
10  Mrs. Trenor's summons, however, suddenly recalled her state of dependence, and she rose and dressed in a mood of irritability that she was usually too prudent to indulge.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
11  This view of the Gryce incident chimed too well with Selden's mood not to be instantly adopted by him, with a flash of retrospective contempt for what had once seemed the obvious solution.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  Nothing could have been less consonant with Selden's mood than Van Alstyne's after-dinner aphorisms, but as long as the latter confined himself to generalities his listener's nerves were in control.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
13  She was in an odious mood when she came here, but Lawrence's turning up put her in a good humour, and if you'd only let her think he came for HER it would have never occurred to her to play you this trick.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
14  It would have meant nothing to him to discover that his nearness made her more brilliant, but this glimpse of a twilight mood to which he alone had the clue seemed once more to set him in a world apart with her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  It was annoying that Selden, when he came, should find that particular visitor in possession, but Lily was mistress of the art of ridding herself of superfluous company, and to her present mood Rosedale seemed distinctly negligible.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
16  The soft shade of their niche, and the adjacent glitter of the air, were conducive to an easy lounging mood, and to the smoking of many cigarettes; and Selden, yielding to these influences, suffered Mrs. Fisher to unfold to him the history of her recent experiences.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  Down the lantern-hung Promenade, snatches of band-music floated above the hum of the crowd and the soft tossing of boughs in dusky gardens; and between these gardens and the backs of the stands there flowed a stream of people in whom the vociferous carnival mood seemed tempered by the growing languor of the season.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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