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1  Unclouded sunlight enveloped sea and shore in a bath of purest radiancy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
2  Mrs. Fisher paused and looked reflectively at the deep shimmer of sea between the cactus-flowers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
3  She laid both hands on Gerty's shoulders, with a smile that was like sunrise on a sea strewn with wreckage.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4  The quality of the air, the exuberance of the flowers, the blue intensity of sea and sky, produced the effect of a closing TABLEAU, when all the lights are turned on at once.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
5  He had cut loose from the familiar shores of habit, and launched himself on uncharted seas of emotion; all the old tests and measures were left behind, and his course was to be shaped by new stars.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
6  The stroll soon resolved itself into a tranquil session on a bench overhung with laurel and Banksian roses, from which they caught a dazzle of blue sea between marble balusters, and the fiery shafts of cactus-blossoms shooting meteor-like from the rock.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
7  The sudden escape from a stifling hotel in a dusty deserted city to the space and luxury of a great country-house fanned by sea breezes, had produced a state of moral lassitude agreeable enough after the nervous tension and physical discomfort of the past weeks.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5