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The House of Mirth
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The House of Mirth
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  • But I presume he was too stylish for me—he travelled for the firm, and had seen a great deal of society.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And I ain't talking to you as if you were—I presume I know the kind of talk that's expected under those circumstances.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The collective nature of her interests exempted her from the ordinary rivalries of her sex, and she knew no more personal emotion than that of hatred for the woman who presumed to give bigger dinners or have more amusing house-parties than herself.  (not reviewed by editor)

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