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The House of Mirth
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  • But if Selden’s infatuation seemed a fatal necessity, the effect that his name produced shook Gerty’s steadfastness with a last pang.
  • It was ridiculous to be flying like an emotional coward from an infatuation his reason had conquered.
  • It was Bertha whose confidence she sought, and who should as eagerly have invited her own; and Bertha, as if in the infatuation of self-destruction, was actually pushing away her rescuing hand.

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  • He is infatuated with her.
  • Whatever was happening with us, it was more than just an infatuation.
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