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The House of Mirth
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  • The consciousness of his half-divined reluctance had vanished.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ah, my dear Miss Bart, I am not divine Providence, to guarantee your enjoying the things you are trying to get!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 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.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Through the boughs of the long avenue beyond the gardens she caught the flash of wheels, and divined that more visitors were approaching.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Men do not, at worst, suffer much from such exposure; and in this instance the flash of divination which had carried the meaning of the letters to Lily's brain had revealed also that they were appealsórepeated and therefore probably unansweredófor the renewal of a tie which time had evidently relaxed.  (not reviewed by editor)

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