Under the arbor sat the married women, their dark dresses decorous notes in the surrounding color and gaiety.
Under the arbor, the deaf old gentleman from Fayetteville punched India.
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.
India rose tiredly from her seat beneath the arbor and went toward the angry Stuart Tarleton.
All the ladies except Mrs. Tarleton moved out of the back yard, leaving the shade of oaks and arbor to the men.
Through the wide bay window on the lawn she could see the men still lounging in their chairs under the trees and in the shade of the arbor.
From the window on the landing, she could see the group of men sitting under the arbor, drinking from tall glasses, and she knew they would remain there until late afternoon.
It did not occur to her that if she married Ashley she would automatically be relegated to arbors and front parlors with staid matrons in dull silks, as staid and dull as they and not a part of the fun and frolicking.
It was two o’clock and the sun was warm overhead, but India, wearied with the threeday preparations for the barbecue, was only too glad to remain sitting beneath the arbor, shouting remarks to a deaf old gentleman from Fayetteville.
Pork, what of the corn whisky Pa buried in the oak barrel under the scuppernong arbor?
I could bury him in the corner of the garden under the arbor—the ground is soft there where Pork dug up the whisky barrel.
The Yankee lay in the shallow pit Scarlett had scraped out under the scuppernong arbor.
There was a bare track worn from the arbor at the far end of the yard to the hurdle, and all morning long the yard resounded with excited yells.
"So are you," said Bonnie generously and, hammering a heel into Mr. Butler’s ribs, she galloped down the yard toward the arbor.
Europe and New York and Philadelphia and, of course, the ladies have been to Saratoga" (he bowed slightly to the group under the arbor).
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The arbor provided a shady resting place in the park.