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The House of Mirth
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  • Lily was acutely aware of her own part in this drama of innuendo: she knew the exact quality of the amusement the situation evoked.
  • Now the other side presented itself to Lily, the volcanic nether side of the surface over which conjecture and innuendo glide so lightly till the first fissure turns their whisper to a shriek.

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  • She’s been convicted in the press based on rumor or innuendo.

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