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The House of Mirth
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  • But it is one thing to live comfortably with the abstract conception of poverty, another to be brought in contact with its human embodiments.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had in truth no abstract propensity to malice: she did not dislike Lily because the latter was brilliant and predominant, but because she thought that Lily disliked her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In fending off the offer he was so plainly ready to renew, had she not sacrificed to one of those abstract notions of honour that might be called the conventionalities of the moral life?  (not reviewed by editor)

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