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Gone with the Wind
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  • But then, a divorce was unthinkable; and Ellen and Gerald, staunch Catholics that they were, would never permit her to marry a divorced man.
  • He was staunchly Presbyterian, even though his family were Catholic, and the thought of his daughter becoming a nun was even worse than that of her marrying Gerald O’Hara.
  • " ’We are staunch Union sympathizers,’ " mimicked the old lady, twanging the words through her long thin nose.
  • A splendid fellow—one of the staunch Union patriots from whom I used to buy muskets and hoop skirts for the Confederacy.
  • She, a member of an old and staunchly Confederate family, a planter’s family, had gone over to the enemy and by so doing had brought shame on every family in the County.

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  • a staunch defender of free speech
  • This of all things her family understood, and afterward they drew together staunchly around her.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting

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