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The House of Mirth
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  • Her small pale face seemed the mere setting of a pair of dark exaggerated eyes, of which the visionary gaze contrasted curiously with her self-assertive tone and gestures; so that, as one of her friends observed, she was like a disembodied spirit who took up a great deal of room.

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  • Spearheaded by visionary architects such as William Le Baron Jenney, Louis Sullivan, H.H. Richardson, Daniel Burnham, and John Root, the new architecture stripped away incidental ornamentation.
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