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1  She waited till the train had emerged from the tunnel and was racing between the ragged edges of the northern suburbs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
2  He knew he should have to go slowly, and the instincts of his race fitted him to suffer rebuffs and put up with delays.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
3  She was beginning to have fits of angry rebellion against fate, when she longed to drop out of the race and make an independent life for herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
4  Each of them wants a creature of a different race, of Jack's race and mine, with all sorts of intuitions, sensations and perceptions that they don't even guess the existence of.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
5  His face, with its tossed red hair and straggling moustache, had a driven uneasy look, as though life had become an unceasing race between himself and the thoughts at his heels.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
6  He had his race's accuracy in the appraisal of values, and to be seen walking down the platform at the crowded afternoon hour in the company of Miss Lily Bart would have been money in his pocket, as he might himself have phrased it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
7  It was, moreover, one of his gifts to look his part; to have a height which lifted his head above the crowd, and the keenly-modelled dark features which, in a land of amorphous types, gave him the air of belonging to a more specialized race, of carrying the impress of a concentrated past.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6