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The House of Mirth
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  • And she had a shamed recollection of the way in which, a few hours since, she had felt the centripetal force of their standards.
  • Her cheek burned at the recollection, and she rose and caught up the letters.
  • Lily flushed with the recollection of certain rainy Sundays at Bellomont and with the Dorsets.
  • All her resentment of his fancied coldness was swept away in this overwhelming rush of recollection.
  • Nettie Struther wailed with a start of recollection.
  • The recollection loosened a throng of benumbed sensations—longings, regrets, imaginings, the throbbing brood of the only spring her heart had ever known.
  • But other memories importuned her also; the recollection of similar situations, as skillfully led up to, but through some malice of fortune, or her own unsteadiness of purpose, always failing of the intended result.

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  • I think I recollect that she was away at college that year.
  • I don’t recollect her name, but I’d recognize her.

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