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The House of Mirth
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  • Each evanescent picture touched the vision-building faculty in Selden, leading him so far down the vistas of fancy that even Gerty Farish’s running commentary—"Oh, how lovely Lulu Melson looks!" or: "That must be Kate Corby, to the right there, in purple"—did not break the spell of the illusion.

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  • I try to capture the evanescent beauty of the sunset in my photographs.
  • An infinite distress possessed Razumov, annihilated his energy, and before his eyes everything appeared confused and as if evanescent.
    Conrad, Joseph  --  Under Western Eyes

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