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Gone with the Wind
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  • Mammy shook her head ominously.
  • Then an ominous murmuring arose in the crowd and from under the arbor came a humming as unmistakable as that of a hive of newly disturbed bees.
  • "No," she said quickly, her eyes glinting up at him ominously.
  • Then she heard an ominous sound in the driveway, outside the window, a sound that brought home to her even more sharply the imminence of Ashley’s departure.
  • The siege went on through the hot days of July, thundering days following nights of sullen, ominous stillness, and the town began to adjust itself.
  • Scarlett hated the sight of the ominously still town now and once she had loved it.
  • There was something ominous in the air, exactly what Ashley did not know, but he was powerless to save Scarlett from it.
  • Melanie’s horror struck eyes met Mammy’s and Mammy nodded ominously.
  • There was something ominous about those words.
  • For all its brightness the house was very still, not with the serene stillness of sleep but with a watchful, tired silence that was faintly ominous.
  • Without waiting for a reply, Mammy turned and left Scarlett and if she had said: "Thou shalt see me at Philippi!" her tones would not have been more ominous.
  • Gerald was ominously silent although he kissed Scarlett and pinched Melanie’s cheek approvingly and called her "Cousin Melly.

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  • I’m beginning to hear ominous rumblings of discontent.
  • With the clouds looking so ominous, I’m afraid there will be a bad storm.

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