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The House of Mirth
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  • Even through the dark tumult of her thoughts, the clink of Mr. Rosedale's millions had a faintly seductive note.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • From the Gormers' tumultuous progress across their native continent, she returned with an altered view of her situation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Lily had thus formed, in the tumult of her surroundings, a little nucleus of friendly relations which mitigated the crudeness of her course in lingering with the Gormers after their return.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He glanced at the dirty and unpropitious corner on which they stood, with the shriek of the "elevated" and the tumult of trams and waggons contending hideously in their ears.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In the large tumultuous disorder of the life at Bellomont, where no one seemed to have time to observe any one else, and private aims and personal interests were swept along unheeded in the rush of collective activities, Lily had fancied herself sheltered from inconvenient scrutiny; but if Judy knew when Mrs. Fisher borrowed money of her husband, was she likely to ignore the same transaction on Lily's part?  (not reviewed by editor)

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