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The House of Mirth
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discerning
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The House of Mirth
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  • He leaned back, spreading himself farther across the seat, as if dilated by the joyful sense of his own discernment.
  • Most timidities have such secret compensations, and Miss Bart was discerning enough to know that the inner vanity is generally in proportion to the outer self-depreciation.
  • The certainty that she could marry Percy Gryce when she pleased had lifted a heavy load from her mind, and her money troubles were too recent for their removal not to leave a sense of relief which a less discerning intelligence might have taken for happiness.
  • To Gerty Farish, keeping watch over her with a tenderer if less discerning eye than Mrs. Fisher’s, the results of the struggle were already distinctly visible.

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  • They hired her for her experience, wisdom and discernment.
  • He is a man of discernment.

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