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The House of Mirth
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  • Between the relief of her escape from Trenor, and the vague apprehension of her meeting with Rosedale, it was pleasant to rest a moment on the sense of complete understanding which Lawrence Selden's manner always conveyed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She admired him most of all, perhaps, for being able to convey as distinct a sense of superiority as the richest man she had ever met.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was her exquisite inaccessibleness, the sense of distance she could convey without a hint of disdain, that made it most difficult for him to give her up.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He leaned unpleasantly close in order to convey this suggestion, and she fancied she caught a significant aroma which explained the dark flush on his face and the glistening dampness of his forehead.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A glance at her watch caused the Duchess to exclaim to her sister that they had just time to dash for their train, and the flurry of this departure over, the Stepneys, who had their motor at the door, offered to convey the Dorsets and Miss Bart to the quay.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Reading his dismissal in her eyes, he held out his hand with a gesture which conveyed something of this inarticulate conflict.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Lily, to whom the name conveyed nothing, opened the door upon a woman in a battered bonnet, who stood firmly planted under the hall-light.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was sure, now, that her visitor's manner conveyed a threat; but, expert as she was in certain directions, there was nothing in her experience to prepare her for the exact significance of the present scene.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She put aside the ramming paws which conveyed these offers, and assuring the joyous volunteers that she might presently have a use for their company, sauntered on through the empty drawing-room to the library at the end of the house.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Chapter 5 The observance of Sunday at Bellomont was chiefly marked by the punctual appearance of the smart omnibus destined to convey the household to the little church at the gates.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I beg your pardon," said Lily, intending by her politeness to convey a criticism of the other's manner.  (not reviewed by editor)

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