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The House of Mirth
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  • Lily’s smile again flowed into a slight laugh: her friend’s importunity was beginning to strike her as irrelevant.
  • "The worst of it is, she snubs the Brys now," he heard irrelevantly flung after him.
  • The ladies stood in unrelated attitudes calculated to isolate their effects, and the men hung about them as irrelevantly as stage heroes whose tailors are named in the programme.
  • Lily saw this now in Mrs. Gormer’s unconcealable complacency, and in the happy irrelevance with which, for the next day or two, she quoted Bertha’s opinions and speculated on the origin of her gown.

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