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1  She stood silent, frozen to her place.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
2  Lily was silent, smiling faintly, with her eyes absently resting on his face.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
3  Miss Bart did not cry out: she sat silent, gazing thoughtfully at her friend.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
4  Gerty remained silent, and she continued: "I stayed on to see what would happen."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
5  She stood silent, gazing away from him down the autumnal stretch of the deserted lane.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
6  The butler withdrew with an air of silent disapproval, leaving the remains of the CHAUFROIX on the sideboard.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
7  In summer, when he joined them for a Sunday at Newport or Southampton, he was even more effaced and silent than in winter.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
8  In the cab they continued to remain silent through the brief drive which carried them to the illuminated portals of the Stepneys' hotel.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
9  He made no answer to this exclamation, and for a while they sat silent, while something throbbed between them in the wide quiet of the air.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
10  They stood silent for a while after this, smiling at each other like adventurous children who have climbed to a forbidden height from which they discover a new world.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
11  When the tea came he watched her in silent fascination while her hands flitted above the tray, looking miraculously fine and slender in contrast to the coarse china and lumpy bread.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
12  Lily sat silent, taking the brunt of it quietly, letting it spend itself on her to the last drop of its accumulated falseness; then, without a word, she rose and went down to her cabin.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
13  Though it was nearly dinner-time when she arrived, her hostess was still out, and the firelit quiet of the small silent house descended on her spirit with a sense of peace and familiarity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
14  Lily remained silent and she continued: "It wasn't no fault of our own, neither: the agent had another man he wanted the place for, and we was put out, bag and baggage, just to suit his fancy."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
15  For an immeasurable second the two spectators of the incident were silent; then the house-door closed, the hansom rolled off, and the whole scene slipped by as if with the turn of a stereopticon.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
16  Lily, going to bed early, had left the couple to themselves; and it seemed part of the general mystery in which she moved that more than an hour should elapse before she heard Bertha walk down the silent passage and regain her room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
17  The sacrifice she had made had seemed unavailing enough; no trace remained in Lily of the subduing influences of that hour; but Gerty's tenderness, disciplined by long years of contact with obscure and inarticulate suffering, could wait on its object with a silent forbearance which took no account of time.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
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