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1  The autumn days declined to winter.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
2  You know how I'm living this winter, rattling round in that empty house.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3  When lily woke she had the bed to herself, and the winter light was in the room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
4  The light projected on the situation by Mrs. Fisher had the cheerless distinctness of a winter dawn.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
5  In summer, when he joined them for a Sunday at Newport or Southampton, he was even more effaced and silent than in winter.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
6  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
7  Mr. Selden, Mr. Lawrence Selden, he was always one of the carefullest: burnt his letters in winter, and tore 'em in little bits in summer.'
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
8  An understanding of what such domination would mean, and of the disadvantages accruing from her rejection of it, was brought home to Lily with increasing clearness during the early weeks of the winter.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
9  The latter had already planned to return to town after a farewell Sunday with her friends; and, with Gerty Farish's aid, had discovered a small private hotel where she might establish herself for the winter.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
10  The dreary limbo of dinginess lay all around and beneath that little illuminated circle in which life reached its finest efflorescence, as the mud and sleet of a winter night enclose a hot-house filled with tropical flowers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
11  The New York winter had presented an interminable perspective of snow-burdened days, reaching toward a spring of raw sunshine and furious air, when the ugliness of things rasped the eye as the gritty wind ground into the skin.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
12  Once in the winter the rector would come to dine, and her husband would beg her to go over the list and see that no DIVORCEES were included, except those who had showed signs of penitence by being re-married to the very wealthy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
13  Perhaps, however, her enjoyment proceeded more than she was aware from the physical stimulus of the excursion, the challenge of crisp cold and hard exercise, the responsive thrill of her body to the influences of the winter woods.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
14  However, there could be no doubt of the expediency of showing herself in his box on the opening night of the opera; and after all, since Judy Trenor had promised to take him up that winter, it was as well to reap the advantage of being first in the field.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10