At first she looked hurt at his last words, as though they implied criticism of Ashley, but he smiled so understandingly she smiled back.
When she reached home and dismissed the carriage, some of the exaltation which had filled her at Ashley’s words began to fade as she faced the prospect of telling Rhett that she wanted separate bedrooms and all which that implied.
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She wouldn’t make a direct statement, but she implied that she supported our position.