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The House of Mirth
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  • The shock of dismay with which, on the dock, she had heard from Gerty Farish of Mrs. Peniston’s sudden death, had been mitigated, almost at once, by the irrepressible thought that now, at last, she would be able to pay her debts.

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  • Don’t be dismayed. I have a solution.
  • Hope was replaced by dismay.

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