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Published in Chicago .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS635.Z9 D251
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Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24161238M
LC Control Numberltf91103394

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Translation for 'mirth-provoking' in the free English-Romanian dictionary and many other Romanian translations. This transformation of Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth into a powerful, modern story of one woman’s struggle with independence and love is “a beach read with a touch of literary pedigree. A rich romp” (Elle). A modern Edith Wharton heroine returns to the hothouse of Cleveland society, raising eyebrows as she struggles to reconcile her desire for independence and her need for s: The provoking part was that Lily knew all this--knew how easy it would have been to silence him on the spot, and how difficult it might be to do so afterward. Mr. Simon Rosedale was a man who made it his business to know everything about every one, whose idea of showing himself to be at home in society was to display an inconvenient familiarity. Mirth definition is - gladness or gaiety as shown by or accompanied with laughter. How to use mirth in a sentence.