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1  Her vulgar cares were at an end.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
2  She was in fact in urgent and immediate need of money: money to meet the vulgar weekly claims which could neither be deferred nor evaded.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
3  He was no less conscious than before of what was said of Lily Bart, but he could separate the woman he knew from the vulgar estimate of her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4  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
5  He was aware that the qualities distinguishing her from the herd of her sex were chiefly external: as though a fine glaze of beauty and fastidiousness had been applied to vulgar clay.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
6  Lost causes had a romantic charm for her, and she liked to picture herself as standing aloof from the vulgar press of the Quirinal, and sacrificing her pleasure to the claims of an immemorial tradition.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
7  But the idealist subdued to vulgar necessities must employ vulgar minds to draw the inferences to which he cannot stoop; and it was easier for Lily to let Mrs. Fisher formulate her case than to put it plainly to herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
8  It was as though her beauty, thus detached from all that cheapened and vulgarized it, had held out suppliant hands to him from the world in which he and she had once met for a moment, and where he felt an overmastering longing to be with her again.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12