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1  "I must go," she repeated, making a motion to rise from her chair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
2  "Ah, my dear," murmured Mrs. Fisher, rising to push back a log from the hearth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
3  Well, not exactly: I sold out on the rise and I've pulled off four thou for you.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
4  As he did so, he noticed how thin her hands looked against the rising light of the flames.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
5  Lily could not eat; but the tea strengthened her to rise and dress under her maid's searching gaze.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
6  The rise of her blood as their eyes met was succeeded by a contrary motion, a wave of resistance and withdrawal.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
7  The morrow, rising on an apparent continuance of the same conditions, revealed nothing of what had occurred between the confronted pair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
8  At the thought her spirits began to rise: it was characteristic of her that one trifling piece of good fortune should give wings to all her hopes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
9  "There are such lots of horrors this morning," she added, clearing a space in the centre of the confusion and rising to yield her seat to Miss Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
10  If a glance or two lingered on the couple, no intrusive sympathy disturbed them; and it was Lily herself who broke the silence by rising from her seat.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
11  In the uneasy snatches of her natural dreams he came to her sometimes in the old guise of fellowship and tenderness; and she would rise from the sweet delusion mocked and emptied of her courage.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
12  He knew that Perseus's task is not done when he has loosed Andromeda's chains, for her limbs are numb with bondage, and she cannot rise and walk, but clings to him with dragging arms as he beats back to land with his burden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
13  Its hint of future leniency made Rosedale rise in obedience to it, a little flushed with his unhoped-for success, and disciplined by the tradition of his blood to accept what was conceded, without undue haste to press for more.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
14  As became persons of their rising consequence, the Gormers were engaged in building a country-house on Long Island; and it was a part of Miss Bart's duty to attend her hostess on frequent visits of inspection to the new estate.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
15  Mrs. Peniston followed the rise and culmination of the season as keenly as the most active sharer in its gaieties; and, as a looker-on, she enjoyed opportunities of comparison and generalization such as those who take part must proverbially forego.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
16  The fact that her immediate anxieties were relieved did not blind her to a possibility of their recurrence; it merely gave her enough buoyancy to rise once more above her doubts and feel a renewed faith in her beauty, her power, and her general fitness to attract a brilliant destiny.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8