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The House of Mirth
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  • Never had she appeared more serenely mistress of the situation than when, at the moment of dispersal, detaching herself a little from the group about the table, she turned with a smile and a graceful slant of the shoulders to receive her cloak from Dorset.

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  • While I lie awake worrying, she sleeps serenely.
  • She remained serene even when he was yelling at her.

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