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1  Do look at this exquisite white sapphire.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
2  His face was white, and he looked about him with cowed angry eyes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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3  Lily stood staring vacantly at the white sapphire on its velvet bed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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4  Mrs. Bart stood over him with a white face which made her hair unnaturally yellow.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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5  It flashed strangely through the tears which still blurred her eyes, and smote on the white ruin of Lily's face.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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6  There was something almost bridal in his own aspect: his large white gardenia had a symbolic air that struck Lily as a good omen.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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7  They were just beneath the wide white facade, with its rich restraint of line, which suggested the clever corseting of a redundant figure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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8  She drew back with a shiver from the pleasant paths in which her thoughts had been straying, and set her feet once more in the middle of the long white road.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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9  The white oval of her face swam out waveringly from a background of shadows, the uncertain light blurring it like a haze; but the two lines about the mouth remained.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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10  The skin was puffed out under his sunken eyes, and its sallowness had paled to a leaden white against which his irregular eyebrows and long reddish moustache were relieved with a saturnine effect.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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11  As Selden turned away, he noticed the dark flush on Trenor's face, the unpleasant moisture of his intensely white forehead, the way his jewelled rings were wedged in the creases of his fat red fingers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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12  As she did so, he noted, with a purely impersonal enjoyment, how evenly the black lashes were set in her smooth white lids, and how the purplish shade beneath them melted into the pure pallour of the cheek.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
13  Two or three red farm-houses dozed under the apple-trees, and the white wooden spire of a village church showed beyond the shoulder of the hill; while far below, in a haze of dust, the high-road ran between the fields.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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14  The topmost shelf of every closet was made to yield up its secret, cellar and coal-bin were probed to their darkest depths and, as a final stage in the lustral rites, the entire house was swathed in penitential white and deluged with expiatory soapsuds.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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15  The purpling waters drew a sharp white line of foam at the base of the shore; against its irregular eminences, hotels and villas flashed from the greyish verdure of olive and eucalyptus; and the background of bare and finely-pencilled mountains quivered in a pale intensity of light.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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16  These words, uttered by that experienced connoisseur, Mr. Ned Van Alstyne, whose scented white moustache had brushed Selden's shoulder whenever the parting of the curtains presented any exceptional opportunity for the study of the female outline, affected their hearer in an unexpected way.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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17  She closed her eyes an instant, and the vacuous routine of the life she had chosen stretched before her like a long white road without dip or turning: it was true she was to roll over it in a carriage instead of trudging it on foot, but sometimes the pedestrian enjoys the diversion of a short cut which is denied to those on wheels.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
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