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1  But her course was too purely reasonable not to contain the germs of rebellion.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
2  For she could not go to Gerty's without risk of meeting Selden; and to meet him now would be pure pain.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
3  It must be pure bliss to arrange the furniture just as one likes, and give all the horrors to the ash-man.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4  "That's almost as bad as marrying Dillworth," he agreed, and they both laughed for pure pleasure in their sudden intimacy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
5  When Lily woke on the morning after her translation to the Emporium Hotel, her first feeling was one of purely physical satisfaction.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
6  With all his faults, Trenor had the safeguard of his traditions, and was the less likely to overstep them because they were so purely instinctive.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
7  I daresay he would; but you don't seem to care for that particular form of getting even, and, taking a purely business view of the question, I think you're right.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
8  As she did so, he noted, with a purely impersonal enjoyment, how evenly the black lashes were set in her smooth white lids, and how the purplish shade beneath them melted into the pure pallour of the cheek.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
9  As she did so, he noted, with a purely impersonal enjoyment, how evenly the black lashes were set in her smooth white lids, and how the purplish shade beneath them melted into the pure pallour of the cheek.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
10  Still, Dorset's spasmodic temper, and his wife's reckless disregard of appearances, gave the situation a peculiar insecurity; and it was less from the sense of any special relation to the case than from a purely professional zeal, that Selden resolved to guide the pair to safety.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3