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transparent
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The Age of Innocence
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transparent
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • May still looked at him with transparent eyes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Archer continued to stare through her as though she had been transparent.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Archer had no heart to go on pleading with her; he was too much disappointed at the vanishing of the new being who had cast that one deep look at him from her transparent eyes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a winter evening of transparent clearness, with an innocent young moon above the house-tops; and he wanted to fill his soul's lungs with the pure radiance, and not exchange a word with any one till he and Mr. Letterblair were closeted together after dinner.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Yes; but meanwhile—" "Ah, meanwhile—" As she stood there, in her long sealskin coat, her hands thrust in a small round muff, her veil drawn down like a transparent mask to the tip of her nose, and the bunch of violets he had brought her stirring with her quickly-taken breath, it seemed incredible that this pure harmony of line and colour should ever suffer the stupid law of change.  (not reviewed by editor)

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