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1  I think our women are much handsomer.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
2  But neither can I go on living as all the women in my set do.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
3  I suppose it's very beautiful, but his women are so dreadfully fat.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
4  This enmity, however, had apparently expired in a renewal of friendliness between the two women.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
5  Gad, what a show of good-looking women; but not one of 'em could touch that little cousin of mine.'
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
6  The two women looked up in surprise; though it was a Saturday, the sight of Mr. Bart at luncheon was an unwonted one.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
7  Not a shade of difference between this year and last, except that the women have got new clothes and the singers haven't got new voices.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
8  Hitherto he had found, in her presence and her talk, the aesthetic amusement which a reflective man is apt to seek in desultory intercourse with pretty women.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
9  Besides, in her set all the men and women called each other by their Christian names; it was only on Trenor's lips that the familiar address had an unpleasant significance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
10  Few women took the trouble to make themselves agreeable to Dorset, and Lily had been kind to him at Bellomont, and was now smiling on him with a divine renewal of kindness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
11  He led her through the throng of returning holiday-makers, past sallow-faced girls in preposterous hats, and flat-chested women struggling with paper bundles and palm-leaf fans.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
12  Trenor had married young, and since his marriage his intercourse with women had not taken the form of the sentimental small-talk which doubles upon itself like the paths in a maze.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
13  Under ordinary circumstances, there would have been nothing surprising in an invitation from Bertha Dorset; but since the Bellomont episode an unavowed hostility had kept the two women apart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
14  It did not occur to her that Selden might have been actuated merely by the desire to spend a Sunday out of town: women never learn to dispense with the sentimental motive in their judgments of men.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
15  In fact I can't afford any of the things my friends do, and I am afraid Judy often thinks me a bore because I don't play cards any longer, and because I am not as smartly dressed as the other women.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
16  In fact, when she looked at the other women about her, and recalled the image she had brought away from her own glass, it did not seem as though any special skill would be needed to repair her blunder and bring him once more to her feet.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
17  On the crimson carpet a deer-hound and two or three spaniels dozed luxuriously before the fire, and the light from the great central lantern overhead shed a brightness on the women's hair and struck sparks from their jewels as they moved.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
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