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1  We can't stay here; but let me take you somewhere for a cup of tea.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
2  The door opened, and Gerty, dressed and hatted, entered with a cup of tea.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
3  The winged furies were now prowling gossips who dropped in on each other for tea.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
4  Miss Bart accepted the cup of tea, but put back the cushion with an impatient hand.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
5  Lily could not eat; but the tea strengthened her to rise and dress under her maid's searching gaze.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
6  At any rate, she was amazingly pretty, and he had asked her to tea and must live up to his obligations.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
7  But when Gerty stood at her side with the tea she pushed it away, and turned an estranged eye on the familiar room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
8  It seemed wonderful to him that any one should perform with such careless ease the difficult task of making tea in public in a lurching train.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
9  They both laughed, and he knelt by the table to light the lamp under the kettle, while she measured out the tea into a little tea-pot of green glaze.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
10  She glanced shyly at Lily, asking in an embarrassed tone how she felt; Lily answered with the same constraint, and raised herself up to drink the tea.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
11  It was not, after all, opportunity but imagination that he lacked: he had a mental palate which would never learn to distinguish between railway tea and nectar.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  She leaned back, sipping her tea with an air so enchantingly judicial that, if they had been in her aunt's drawing-room, he might almost have tried to disprove her deduction.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
13  There was but one bed in the little flat, and the two girls lay down on it side by side when Gerty had unlaced Lily's dress and persuaded her to put her lips to the warm tea.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
14  When the tea came he watched her in silent fascination while her hands flitted above the tray, looking miraculously fine and slender in contrast to the coarse china and lumpy bread.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  Since then he had developed a taste for Mrs. Fisher and bridge, and the latter at least had involved him in expenses from which he had been more than once rescued by harassed maiden sisters, who treasured the sonnets, and went without sugar in their tea to keep their darling afloat.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
16  There had been another exchange of visits, a tea at a country-club, an encounter at a hunt ball; there was even a rumour of an approaching dinner, which Mattie Gormer, with an unnatural effort at discretion, tried to smuggle out of the conversation whenever Miss Bart took part in it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
17  Lily, with the flavour of Selden's caravan tea on her lips, had no great fancy to drown it in the railway brew which seemed such nectar to her companion; but, rightly judging that one of the charms of tea is the fact of drinking it together, she proceeded to give the last touch to Mr. Gryce's enjoyment by smiling at him across her lifted cup.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
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