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1  Mrs. Peniston was a small plump woman, with a colourless skin lined with trivial wrinkles.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  Her face looked sallow and swollen in the dreary light, and her dull hair shaded imperceptibly into the tones of her skin.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
3  The blood had risen strongly under Selden's dark skin, but his emotion showed itself only in an added seriousness of manner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
4  The skin was puffed out under his sunken eyes, and its sallowness had paled to a leaden white against which his irregular eyebrows and long reddish moustache were relieved with a saturnine effect.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
5  Lily sat down on one of the plush and rosewood sofas, and he deposited himself in a rocking-chair draped with a starched antimacassar which scraped unpleasantly against the pink fold of skin above his collar.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
6  The New York winter had presented an interminable perspective of snow-burdened days, reaching toward a spring of raw sunshine and furious air, when the ugliness of things rasped the eye as the gritty wind ground into the skin.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
7  In the whole work-room there was only one skin beneath which the blood still visibly played; and that now burned with vexation as Miss Bart, under the lash of the forewoman's comment, began to strip the hat-frame of its over-lapping spangles.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10