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harmonious
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The House of Mirth
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harmonious
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • He had no wish to make her talk; her quick-breathing silence seemed a part of the general hush and harmony of things.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The seated throng, filling the immense room without undue crowding, presented a surface of rich tissues and jewelled shoulders in harmony with the festooned and gilded walls, and the flushed splendours of the Venetian ceiling.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Its expression was now so vivid that for the first time he seemed to see before him the real Lily Bart, divested of the trivialities of her little world, and catching for a moment a note of that eternal harmony of which her beauty was a part.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Near the bed stood a table holding her breakfast tray, with its harmonious porcelain and silver, a handful of violets in a slender glass, and the morning paper folded beneath her letters.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And was it her fault that the purely decorative mission is less easily and harmoniously fulfilled among social beings than in the world of nature?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • More completely than any other expression of wealth they symbolized the life she longed to lead, the life of fastidious aloofness and refinement in which every detail should have the finish of a jewel, and the whole form a harmonious setting to her own jewel-like rareness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mrs. Bry's TABLEAUX wanted none of the qualities which go to the producing of such illusions, and under Morpeth's organizing hand the pictures succeeded each other with the rhythmic march of some splendid frieze, in which the fugitive curves of living flesh and the wandering light of young eyes have been subdued to plastic harmony without losing the charm of life.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: live togther harmoniously
as in: soothing, harmonious music
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