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1  After all, I'd rather know the truth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
2  Trenor was in truth in an unmanageable mood.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
3  In truth, he had never liked her as well as at that moment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4  Perhaps, had it not been for Lily, her fond imagining might have become truth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
5  The truth is that she was conscious of a somewhat keen shock of disappointment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
6  You know that as well as I do: if we're speaking the truth, let's speak the whole truth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
7  She was in truth grateful for the refuge offered her: Mrs. Peniston's opulent interior was at least not externally dingy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
8  And I'm sure there is no truth in the horrid things people say; but she HAS been spending a great deal of money this winter.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
9  The truth was, she had attended too many brides to the altar: when next seen there she meant to be the chief figure in the ceremony.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
10  IF YOU WOULD FORGIVE YOUR ENEMY, says the Malay proverb, FIRST INFLICT A HURT ON HIM; and Lily was experiencing the truth of the apothegm.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
11  He had the dull man's unexpected flashes of astuteness, and Lily could not help joining in the laugh with which he had pounced on the truth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
12  She had no immediate intention of repeating to Lily what she had heard, or even of trying to ascertain its truth by means of discreet interrogation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
13  It was not, indeed, anything specific that he feared: there had been a literal truth in his declaration that he did not think anything would happen.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
14  The truth was that her funds, as usual, were inconveniently low; and to neither Dorset nor his wife could this vulgar embarrassment be safely hinted.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
15  She had in truth felt his long absence as one of the chief bitternesses of the last months: his desertion had wounded sensibilities far below the surface of her pride.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
16  She had in truth no abstract propensity to malice: she did not dislike Lily because the latter was brilliant and predominant, but because she thought that Lily disliked her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
17  His craving was for the companionship of one whose point of view should justify his own, who should confirm, by deliberate observation, the truth to which his intuitions had leaped.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
18  In truth, however, she was fast wearying of her solitary existence with Mrs. Peniston, and only the excitement of spending her newly-acquired money lightened the dulness of the days.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
19  But under her angry sense of the perverseness of things, and the light surface of her talk with Rosedale, a third idea persisted: she did not mean to leave without an attempt to discover the truth about Percy Gryce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
20  There had been a germ of truth in his declaration to Gerty Farish that he had never wanted to marry a "nice" girl: the adjective connoting, in his cousin's vocabulary, certain utilitarian qualities which are apt to preclude the luxury of charm.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14