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blithe
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Replacing the fences the Yankees had so blithely burned was a long hard task.
  • He was so blithe about his murders her blood chilled.
  • She wondered how he could jest so blithely with a rope about his neck and her pitiful circumstances before him.
  • Everywhere building was going on, for as she looked down the street, trying to adjust her mind to the new Atlanta, she heard the blithe sound of hammers and saws, noticed scaffoldings rising and saw men climbing ladders with hods of bricks on their shoulders.
  • It just wasn’t believable that he could talk so blithely of leaving her here on this dark road with a woman who might be dying, a new-born infant, a foolish black wench and a frightened child, leaving her to pilot them through miles of battle fields and stragglers and Yankees and fire and God knows what.

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  • She spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation.
  • She was her usual unworried, blithe self.

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