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1  My dear, you look tired; I suppose it's the excitement of the wedding.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  They had not met since the day of the Van Osburgh wedding, and on his side the avoidance had been intentional.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
3  It was on this phase of the proceedings that Miss Bart entered on the afternoon of her return from the Van Osburgh wedding.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
4  Really, Lily, I don't see why you took the trouble to go to the wedding, if you don't remember what happened or whom you saw there.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
5  I came with Gerty Farish, and promised not to let her miss the train, but I am sure she is still extracting sentimental solace from the wedding presents.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
6  Moreover she had not seen Trenor since the day of the Van Osburgh wedding, and in his continued absence the trace of Rosedale's words was soon effaced by other impressions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
7  It was the "simple country wedding" to which guests are convoyed in special trains, and from which the hordes of the uninvited have to be fended off by the intervention of the police.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
8  It was characteristic of her to take a sentimental and unenvious interest in all the details of a wedding: she was the kind of person who always kept her handkerchief out during the service, and departed clutching a box of wedding-cake.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
9  Nothing would have induced her to undergo the exertion and fatigue of attending the Van Osburgh wedding, but so great was her interest in the event that, having heard two versions of it, she now prepared to extract a third from her niece.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
10  She fancied he was the kind of man whose sentimental associations would be stirred by the conventional imagery of a wedding, and she pictured herself, in the seclusion of the Van Osburgh conservatories, playing skillfully upon sensibilities thus prepared for her touch.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
11  While these sylvan rites were taking place, in a church packed with fashion and festooned with orchids, the representatives of the press were threading their way, note-book in hand, through the labyrinth of wedding presents, and the agent of a cinematograph syndicate was setting up his apparatus at the church door.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8