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1  In the mysterious nocturnal separation from all outward signs of life, she felt herself more strangely confronted with her fate.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
2  He was no less conscious than before of what was said of Lily Bart, but he could separate the woman he knew from the vulgar estimate of her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3  She felt so profoundly tired that she thought she must fall asleep at once; but as soon as she had lain down every nerve started once more into separate wakefulness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
4  To separate from these confused conceptions those most likely to advance the lady on her way, was Lily's obvious duty; but its performance was hampered by rapidly-growing doubts.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
5  Chance encounters, or even the repeated mention of her name, would send his thoughts back into grooves from which he had resolutely detached them; whereas, if she could be entirely excluded from his life, the pressure of new and varied impressions, with which no thought of her was connected, would soon complete the work of separation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
6  Mrs. Trenor, true to her simple principle of making her married friends happy, had placed Selden and Mrs. Dorset next to each other at dinner; but, in obedience to the time-honoured traditions of the match-maker, she had separated Lily and Mr. Gryce, sending in the former with George Dorset, while Mr. Gryce was coupled with Gwen Van Osburgh.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
7  Instances of young lady-milliners establishing themselves under fashionable patronage, and imparting to their "creations" that indefinable touch which the professional hand can never give, had flattered Gerty's visions of the future, and convinced even Lily that her separation from Mrs. Norma Hatch need not reduce her to dependence on her friends.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10