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1  The throng in the room had increased, and she felt a desire for space and fresh air.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
2  The other ladies had fallen back at her approach, and a space created itself about her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
3  Mrs. Hatch and her friends seemed to float together outside the bounds of time and space.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
4  "There are such lots of horrors this morning," she added, clearing a space in the centre of the confusion and rising to yield her seat to Miss Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
5  All through her troubled sleep she had been conscious of having no space to toss in, and the long effort to remain motionless made her feel as if she had spent her night in a train.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
6  It was a small group still, with heterogeneous figures suspended in large unpeopled spaces; but Lily did not take long to learn that its regulation was no longer in Mr. Stancy's hands.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
7  Lily had taken it, at first with the confidence of assured possessorship, then with gradually narrowing demands, till now she found herself actually struggling for a foothold on the broad space which had once seemed her own for the asking.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
8  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
9  Ruling the turbulent element called home was the vigorous and determined figure of a mother still young enough to dance her ball-dresses to rags, while the hazy outline of a neutral-tinted father filled an intermediate space between the butler and the man who came to wind the clocks.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3