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1  Beyond that her mind did not travel.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  Her hand travelled toward the outspread letters, and folding them slowly, she made as though to restore them to their wrapping.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
3  And Mrs. Dorset leaned back against her travelling cushions with a smile which made Lily wish there had been no vacant seat beside her own.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
4  One or two persons, in brushing past them, lingered to look; for Miss Bart was a figure to arrest even the suburban traveller rushing to his last train.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
5  And so he had leisure to muse on all its exquisite details, as a hard worker, on a holiday morning, might lie still and watch the beam of light travel gradually across his room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
6  To his wife he no longer counted: he had become extinct when he ceased to fulfil his purpose, and she sat at his side with the provisional air of a traveller who waits for a belated train to start.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
7  The feeling he had nourished and given prominence to was one of thankfulness for his escape: he was like a traveller so grateful for rescue from a dangerous accident that at first he is hardly conscious of his bruises.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
8  The blonde and genial Mrs. Gormer might, indeed, have figured the conductor, calmly assigning seats to the rush of travellers, while Carry Fisher represented the porter pushing their bags into place, giving them their numbers for the dining-car, and warning them when their station was at hand.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
9  Mrs. George Dorset, regardless of the mild efforts of a traveller with a carpet-bag, who was doing his best to make room for her by getting out of the train, stood in the middle of the aisle, diffusing about her that general sense of exasperation which a pretty woman on her travels not infrequently creates.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
10  Mrs. George Dorset, regardless of the mild efforts of a traveller with a carpet-bag, who was doing his best to make room for her by getting out of the train, stood in the middle of the aisle, diffusing about her that general sense of exasperation which a pretty woman on her travels not infrequently creates.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
11  She could not have remained in New York without repaying the money she owed to Trenor; to acquit herself of that odious debt she might even have faced a marriage with Rosedale; but the accident of placing the Atlantic between herself and her obligations made them dwindle out of sight as if they had been milestones and she had travelled past them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2