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The House of Mirth
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  • Miss Van Osburgh's vague feeling of pique was struggling for appropriate expression.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Lily had no real intimacy with nature, but she had a passion for the appropriate and could be keenly sensitive to a scene which was the fitting background of her own sensations.  (not reviewed by editor)

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