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emerge
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The House of Mirth
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  • "I do," he assured her, emerging from the cupboard with the sought-for cake.
  • She waited till the train had emerged from the tunnel and was racing between the ragged edges of the northern suburbs.
  • As she emerged, a man moved toward her from the knot of smokers, and she found herself face to face with Selden.
  • Chapter 2 Miss Bart, emerging late the next morning from her cabin, found herself alone on the deck of the Sabrina.
  • It was a dreadful hour—an hour from which she emerged shrinking and seared, as though her lids had been scorched by its actual glare.
  • Long garden-walls overhung by trees made a dark boundary to the pavement; an empty cab trailed along the deserted thoroughfare, and presently Selden saw two persons emerge from the opposite shadows, signal to the cab, and drive off in it toward the centre of the town.
  • Lily uttered no protest, and when he had paused to make sure of his change they emerged from the hotel and crossed Sixth Avenue again.
  • She drank several cups of the tea which was served with her portion of stewed oysters, and her brain felt clearer and livelier when she emerged once more into the street.
  • When she emerged on the pavement, the day was still high, but a threat of rain darkened the sky and cold gusts shook the signs projecting from the basement shops along the street.
  • The dread lest he should question her, or keep the bottle back, choked the murmur of acquiescence in her throat; and when at length she emerged safely from the shop she was almost dizzy with the intensity of her relief.
  • But this lingering semblance of intimacy made her only the more conscious of a change in the relation between Mattie and herself, of a dawning discrimination, a gradually formed social standard, emerging from Mrs. Gormer’s chaotic view of life.
  • Let us walk a little," she said as they emerged from the station.

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  • China recently emerged as a world power.
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