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1  She walked up and down the room with blind irregular steps.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
2  He had halted opposite the Trenors' corner, and Selden perforce stayed his steps also.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3  And with that she had to content herself, and hasten on to the expectant group on the steps.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
4  In her confusion she stumbled against a man who was hurrying down the last steps of the elevated station.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
5  The sound of steps in the hall, and of the butler's voice preceding them, poured fresh energy into her veins.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
6  Seating herself on the upper step of the terrace, Lily leaned her head against the honeysuckles wreathing the balustrade.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
7  Lily turned to obey; but as she did so, Mrs. Dorset, who had paused on her way out, moved a few steps back toward the table.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
8  There was a movement behind her, a scattering of steps and voices: it was evident that the party about the tea-table was breaking up.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
9  They grew to sudden acuteness as she caught sight of George Dorset descending the steps of the Hotel de Paris and making for her across the square.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
10  It came vividly to Selden on the Casino steps that Monte Carlo had, more than any other place he knew, the gift of accommodating itself to each man's humour.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
11  Selden ran eagerly up the steps and pulled the bell; and even in his state of self-absorption it came as a sharp surprise to him that the door should open so promptly.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
12  A few steps brought them to the ladies' door of the hotel he had named, and a moment later he was seated opposite to her, and the waiter had placed the tea-tray between them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
13  She turned away, as though to mark that its final term had in fact been reached, and he followed her for a few steps with a baffled sense of her having after all kept the game in her own hands.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
14  It was with that object that, a year earlier, he had fixed his affections on Miss Bart; but in the interval he had mounted nearer to the goal, while she had lost the power to abbreviate the remaining steps of the way.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
15  He had figured once or twice at the Trenor dinners, and had learned to speak with just the right note of disdain of the big Van Osburgh crushes; and all he now needed was a wife whose affiliations would shorten the last tedious steps of his ascent.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
16  But today her steps were irresistibly drawn toward the flaring plate-glass corner; she tried to take the lower crossing, but a laden dray crowded her back, and she struck across the street obliquely, reaching the sidewalk just opposite the chemist's door.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
17  He was already annoyed with himself for having left Monte Carlo, where he had intended to pass the week which remained to him before sailing; but it would now be difficult to return on his steps without an appearance of inconsistency from which his pride recoiled.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
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