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1  Lily sank with a sigh into one of the shabby leather chairs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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2  Her eyes rested wonderingly on the thin shabby figure at her side.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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3  He followed her glance about the room, with its worn furniture and shabby walls.
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4  No; she was not made for mean and shabby surroundings, for the squalid compromises of poverty.
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5  If I were shabby no one would have me: a woman is asked out as much for her clothes as for herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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6  If their house was shabby, it was exquisitely kept; if there were good books on the shelves there were also good dishes on the table.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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7  That course, for the moment, led merely to Miss Bart's boarding-house; but its shabby door-step had suddenly become the threshold of the untried.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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8  The day's task done, she dreaded to return to her narrow room, with its blotched wallpaper and shabby paint; and she hated every step of the walk thither, through the degradation of a New York street in the last stages of decline from fashion to commerce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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9  She waited long enough on the doorstep to wonder that Judy's presence in town was not signalized by a greater promptness in admitting her; and her surprise was increased when, instead of the expected footman, pushing his shoulders into a tardy coat, a shabby care-taking person in calico let her into the shrouded hall.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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