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Gone with the Wind
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  • Scarlett was quick to catch the fact that he had not preceded the name with "Miss" or "Mrs."
  • The dances following, the polkas, the schottisches, the mazurkas, will be preceded by short reels.
  • But men who expected to die within a week or a month could not wait a year before they begged to call a girl by her first name, with "Miss," of course, preceding it.
  • Will had never kissed her before, had never failed to precede her name with "Miss" and, while it surprised her, it warmed her heart and pleased her very much.
  • And these men had once thought hanging too good for Rhett! This group was always linked in her mind with Frank’s death, and the late hours Rhett kept these days reminded her still more of the times preceding the Klan foray when Frank lost his life.
  • The stillness that greeted her seemed even more sinister this morning than on any of the mornings of the queer quiet week preceding it.

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  • Stone tools preceded bronze tools.
  • In English, most adjectives precede the noun they modify.

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