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Gone with the Wind
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  • I haven't starved, and I am making enough money out of the South's death throes to compensate me for my lost birthright.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And into the bargain I'll bet your mother told you that women must bear 'these things' because of the compensating joys of motherhood.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And so I've lived and I've had a good time. . . . . When I think of my brother, living among the sacred cows of Charleston, and most reverent toward them, and remember his stodgy wife and his Saint Cecilia Balls and his everlasting rice fields—then I know the compensation for breaking with the system.  (not reviewed by editor)

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