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Gone with the Wind
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  • Don’t you think that maybe God will understand that she wanted to help and won’t care if it is tainted?
  • God’s nightgown! You mean—goodness, Ashley, you didn’t swallow all the Reverend Wallace’s bellowings about tainted money?
  • I’ve sent money to Mother, but Father has sent it back— tainted money, you see!—and several times I’ve gone to Charleston and given money, on the sly, to my sister.
  • "Then, you must think all my money is tainted," cried Scarlett beginning to be angry.

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  • She was sensible enough to sit out jitterbug numbers and avoid music with a South American taint, and Henry said when she learned to talk and dance at the same time she’d be a hit.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • The stench of refuse taints the air.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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