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Gone with the Wind
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  • The lawn was covered with prostrate men, too tired to walk farther, too weak from wounds to move.
  • As she lay prostrate, too weak to fight off memories and worries, they rushed at her like buzzards waiting for death.
  • The Yankees had the South prostrate and they intended to keep it so.
  • The ambulance men hurrying here and there among the prostrate forms frequently stepped on wounded men, so thickly packed were the rows, and those trodden upon stared stolidly up, waiting their turn.
  • Why, this very minute she’s prostrated with grief.
  • Poor child, she is quite prostrated.
  • "I heard what you said about Scarlett too," cried Melanie, swinging on the stout old lady with the air of a duelist who, having withdrawn a blade from one prostrate opponent, turns hungrily toward another.

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  • Francis chose to make it his cross to bear in life; he never understood why his Uncle Atticus remained on excellent but remote terms with his father—Francis thought Atticus should Do Something—or why his mother was not prostrate from his father’s eccentric, therefore unforgivable, behavior.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • He sat down on the edge of the bed and softly kicked Colin’s prostrate body.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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