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Gone with the Wind
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  • And Scarlett was in a tumult about Ashley.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Gerald, Will and Ashley sat about the room smoking, smiling at the feminine tumult.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was too great a tumult of conflicting ideas in her mind for her to sort them out.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A polite tumult broke out under the trees as the guests arose, shaking crumbs from laps.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She felt something brush her hair and wondered vaguely through her tumult if it were his lips.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Scarlett screamed to her, but the tumult of the crowd drowned her voice and the carriage rocked madly by.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ellen's tired mouth smiled into the tumult as she addressed herself first to her husband, as a wife should.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Somehow Melanie made her way to the center of the excited throng and somehow made her usually soft voice heard above the tumult.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • So the tumult of gossip, surmise and deep suspicion which followed the announcement of his quiet wedding to Scarlett was not surprising.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The chaperons' corner was in tumult and Mrs. Meade, anxious to support her husband in an action of which she heartily disapproved, was at a disadvantage.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was a glow of grim pride in her usually gentle face, approbation and a fierce joy in her smile that equaled the fiery tumult in Scarlett's own bosom.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Forgotten in the tumult, little Wade crouched behind the banisters on the front porch, peering out onto the lawn like a caged, frightened rabbit, his eyes wide with terror, sucking his thumb and hiccoughing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was a tumult of sound as everyone but Scarlett swarmed about the fainting Melanie, everyone crying out in alarm, scurrying into the house for water and pillows, and in a moment Scarlett and Uncle Peter were left standing alone on the walk.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Above the tumult sounded the voice of the little Zouave, his Creole accent very obvious: "Eef I may—twenty dollars for Mees Maybelle Merriwether."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ladies, there will pass among you two of our gallant wounded, with baskets and—" But the rest of his speech was lost in the storm and tumult of clapping hands and cheering voices.  (not reviewed by editor)

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