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1  Their walk in the Park had not been a success.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
2  She was especially careful to avoid her old friends and the scenes of her former successes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
3  The clothes are the background, the frame, if you like: they don't make success, but they are a part of it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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4  Nevertheless, she was soon aware that the experiment of coming to Bellomont was destined not to be successful.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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5  "Lily has been a tremendous success here," Mrs. Fisher continued, still addressing herself confidentially to Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
6  The protective instinct always nerved her to successful dissimulation, and it was not the first time she had used her beauty to divert attention from an inconvenient topic.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
7  The Brys, intoxicated by their first success, already thirsted for new kingdoms, and Mrs. Fisher, viewing the Riviera as an easy introduction to London society, had guided their course thither.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
8  The other plan depended for its success on the infliction of an open injury, while this reduced the transaction to a private understanding, of which no third person need have the remotest hint.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
9  Carry Fisher, on the strength, as she frankly owned, of the Brys' Newport success, had taken for the autumn months a small house at Tuxedo; and thither Lily was bound on the Sunday after Dorset's visit.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
10  She was soon the centre of a group which increased and renewed itself as the circulation became general, and the individual comments on her success were a delightful prolongation of the collective applause.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
11  At first I thought Lily was going to play her cards well THIS time, but there are rumours that Bertha is jealous of her success here and at Cannes, and I shouldn't be surprised if there were a break any day.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
12  To a less illuminated intelligence Mrs. Bart's counsels might have been dangerous; but Lily understood that beauty is only the raw material of conquest, and that to convert it into success other arts are required.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
13  Its hint of future leniency made Rosedale rise in obedience to it, a little flushed with his unhoped-for success, and disciplined by the tradition of his blood to accept what was conceded, without undue haste to press for more.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
14  Gerty's quest, at any rate, brought up against a solid wall of resistance; and even when Carry Fisher, momentarily penitent for her share in the Hatch affair, joined her efforts to Miss Farish's, they met with no better success.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
15  She knew that she hated dinginess as much as her mother had hated it, and to her last breath she meant to fight against it, dragging herself up again and again above its flood till she gained the bright pinnacles of success which presented such a slippery surface to her clutch.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
16  Trenor and Miss Bart prolonged their drive till long after sunset; and before it was over he had tried, with some show of success, to prove to her that, if she would only trust him, he could make a handsome sum of money for her without endangering the small amount she possessed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
17  As her social talents, backed by Mr. Trenor's bank-account, almost always assured her ultimate triumph in such competitions, success had developed in her an unscrupulous good nature toward the rest of her sex, and in Miss Bart's utilitarian classification of her friends, Mrs. Trenor ranked as the woman who was least likely to "go back" on her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4