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The House of Mirth
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  • She had known that Mr. Percy Gryce was to be at Bellomont, but she had not counted on the luck of having him to herself in the train; and the fact banished all perturbing thoughts of Mr. Rosedale.
  • In town she returned to preoccupations which, for the moment, had the happy effect of banishing troublesome thoughts.
  • It was as though she had stepped, not out of, but into, Reynolds’s canvas, banishing the phantom of his dead beauty by the beams of her living grace.
  • What debt did she owe to a social order which had condemned and banished her without trial?

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  • He was banished from his own country.
  • I tried to banish the thought from my mind.

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