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1  The next morning rose mild and bright, with a promise of summer in the air.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
2  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
3  Mr. Selden, Mr. Lawrence Selden, he was always one of the carefullest: burnt his letters in winter, and tore 'em in little bits in summer.'
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
4  Generally, however, Mrs. Bart and Lily went to Europe for the summer, and before the steamer was half way over Mr. Bart had dipped below the horizon.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
5  It would not have surprised them to feel a summer breeze on their faces, or to see the lights among the boughs reduplicated in the arch of a starry sky.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
6  In the woody hollows of the park there was already a faint chill; but as the ground rose the air grew lighter, and ascending the long slopes beyond the high-road, Lily and her companion reached a zone of lingering summer.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
7  Overhead hung a summer sky furrowed with the rush of rockets; and from the east a late moon, pushing up beyond the lofty bend of the coast, sent across the bay a shaft of brightness which paled to ashes in the red glitter of the illuminated boats.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
8  Even Gerty Farish, who welcomed Lily's return with tender solicitude, would soon be preparing to join the aunt with whom she spent her summers on Lake George: only Lily herself remained without plan or purpose, stranded in a backwater of the great current of pleasure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
9  It was one of those still November days when the air is haunted with the light of summer, and something in the lines of the landscape, and in the golden haze which bathed them, recalled to Miss Bart the September afternoon when she had climbed the slopes of Bellomont with Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7