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The House of Mirth
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  • —when she had visited the Girls’ Club with Gerty Farish, she had felt an enlightened interest in the working-classes; but that was because she looked down on them from above, from the happy altitude of her grace and her beneficence.

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  • The altitude gave her a headache.
  • Denver is called the Mile High City because of its altitude (1 mile above sea level).

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