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1  For a moment her presence of mind forsook her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
2  If she had had the presence of mind to let Rosedale drive her to the station, the concession might have purchased his silence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
3  Hitherto he had found, in her presence and her talk, the aesthetic amusement which a reflective man is apt to seek in desultory intercourse with pretty women.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
4  Miss Bart was a keen reader of her own heart, and she saw that her sudden preoccupation with Selden was due to the fact that his presence shed a new light on her surroundings.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
5  The consciousness increased her irritation against Rosedale, but also her feeling that now, if ever, was the moment to propitiate him, hateful as it was to do so in Selden's presence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
6  But she had regained her presence of mind, and stood composedly in the middle of the room, while her slight smile seemed to put an ever increasing distance between herself and Trenor.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
7  She did not wish to see him again, not because she feared his influence, but because his presence always had the effect of cheapening her aspirations, of throwing her whole world out of focus.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
8  The noble buoyancy of her attitude, its suggestion of soaring grace, revealed the touch of poetry in her beauty that Selden always felt in her presence, yet lost the sense of when he was not with her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
9  It was true that she meant to use the accident of his presence as part of a very definite effect; or that, at least, was the secret pretext she had found for breaking her promise to walk with Mr. Gryce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
10  She had learned in advance that the presence of a large party would protect her from too great assiduity on Trenor's part, and his wife's telegraphic "come by all means" seemed to assure her of her usual welcome.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
11  As a cousin of the bridegroom, Miss Bart had been asked to act as bridesmaid; but she had declined on the plea that, since she was much taller than the other attendant virgins, her presence might mar the symmetry of the group.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
12  The "points" she had had the presence of mind to glean from Selden, in anticipation of this very contingency, were serving her to such good purpose that she began to think her visit to him had been the luckiest incident of the day.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
13  She had supplemented her first gift by personal assistance to one or two of Miss Farish's most appealing subjects, and the admiration and interest her presence excited among the tired workers at the club ministered in a new form to her insatiable desire to please.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
14  His habitual manner had an absent-minded kindliness which she accepted, and was grateful for, as the liveliest sentiment her presence was likely to inspire; but she was quick to feel in him a change implying that for once she could give pleasure as well as receive it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
15  The spot was charming, and Lily was not insensible to the charm, or to the fact that her presence enhanced it; but she was not accustomed to taste the joys of solitude except in company, and the combination of a handsome girl and a romantic scene struck her as too good to be wasted.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
16  She waited long enough on the doorstep to wonder that Judy's presence in town was not signalized by a greater promptness in admitting her; and her surprise was increased when, instead of the expected footman, pushing his shoulders into a tardy coat, a shabby care-taking person in calico let her into the shrouded hall.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
17  After attaining his majority, and coming into the fortune which the late Mr. Gryce had made out of a patent device for excluding fresh air from hotels, the young man continued to live with his mother in Albany; but on Jefferson Gryce's death, when another large property passed into her son's hands, Mrs. Gryce thought that what she called his "interests" demanded his presence in New York.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
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