Though Scarlett always went home to Tara with a happy heart, she was never sorry when the inevitable letters came from Pitty and Melanie, begging her to return.
All that passion meant to her was servitude to inexplicable male madness, unshared by females, a painful and embarrassing process that led inevitably to the still more painful process of childbirth.
But Ashley seemed to mean them and there was a look in his eyes which eluded her—not fear, not apology, but the bracing to a strain which was inevitable and overwhelming.
Now they had not only the Bureau agitators and the Carpetbaggers urging them on, but the incitement of whisky as well, and outrages were inevitable.
Every morning when Scarlett arose she thanked God for the pale-blue sky and the warm sun, for each day of good weather put off the inevitable time when warm clothing would be needed.
That night the inevitable hominy and dried peas were on Aunt Pitty’s supper table and, as Scarlett ate them, she made a vow that these two dishes would never appear on her table when she had money again.
They always followed a set pattern—first, hard times; next, the political situation; and then, inevitably, the war.
He knew that she took life as it came, opposed her tough-fibered mind to whatever obstacles there might be, fought on with a determination that would not recognize defeat, and kept on fighting even when she saw defeat was inevitable.
In the hospitals during the war she had seen too many faces wearing this pinched look not to know what it inevitably presaged.
We bow to the inevitable.
When trouble comes we bow to the inevitable without any mouthing, and we work and we smile and we bide our time.
It was a fight that could not win but it had, at least, postponed the inevitable.
The thought of speaking of Melanie now, of making the inevitable arrangements that follow a death made her throat tighten.
Oh," cried Scarlett, fresh pain striking her as Gerald’s words brought home the terrible inevitability of the truth.
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It is as inevitable as death and taxes.
The leaves fall each year with the inevitable change of the seasons.