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1  You know I haven't got the money to pay for a girl, Zeena.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  Why, you told me yesterday you'd fixed it up with him to pay cash down.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
3  It was the builder's custom to pay at the end of three months, and there was no precedent between the two men for a cash settlement.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
4  Her head was wrapped in her shawl, and she was reading a book called "Kidney Troubles and Their Cure" on which he had had to pay extra postage only a few days before.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  Ethan felt that if he had pleaded an urgent need Hale might have made shift to pay him; but pride, and an instinctive prudence, kept him from resorting to this argument.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
6  Zeena always came back laden with expensive remedies, and her last visit to Springfield had been commemorated by her paying twenty dollars for an electric battery of which she had never been able to learn the use.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
7  Mattie Silver came from Stamford, and when she entered the Fromes' household to act as her cousin Zeena's aid it was thought best, as she came without pay, not to let her feel too sharp a contrast between the life she had left and the isolation of a Starkfield farm.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
8  Instead of her usual calico wrapper and knitted shawl she wore her best dress of brown merino, and above her thin strands of hair, which still preserved the tight undulations of the crimping-pins, rose a hard perpendicular bonnet, as to which Ethan's clearest notion was that he had to pay five dollars for it at the Bettsbridge Emporium.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III