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Gone with the Wind
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  • The high cheek bones were more prominent, the hawk-bridged nose was sharper and her copper skin gleamed with a brighter hue.
  • The jails were full of prominent citizens and there they stayed without hope of early trial.
  • Worst of all the traitors were the daughters of some of Atlanta’s most prominent families.
  • And always the word "if" had the most prominent part in the talk.
  • Twelve of the town’s most prominent citizens revealed as habitual frequenters of Belle Watling’s sporting house!
  • I don’t recall that love was prominent in your other two ventures.
  • But, oddly enough, the fact that he had saved the lives of some of Atlanta’s most prominent men was what aroused the hottest hate of Atlanta’s ladies.
  • A Scallawag receive when all the prominent ex-Confederates and Democrats are going to be there?
  • Now that she was rich and secure in the friendship of the governor and many prominent Republicans, she could be insulting to every blue uniform she saw.
  • Until Scarlett was able to furnish Aunt Pitty’s house as it had been before the war and serve her guests good wine and juleps and baked ham and cold haunches of venison, she had no intention of having guests in her house—especially prominent guests, such as Melanie had.
  • The townspeople, heavy eyed from sleeplessness and anxious waiting, knew that the safety of some of their most prominent citizens rested on three things—the ability of Ashley Wilkes to stand on his feet and appear before the military board, as though he suffered nothing more serious than a morning-after headache, the word of Belle Watling that these men had been in her house all evening and the word of Rhett Butler that he had been with them.
  • The red color of her skin, narrow high forehead, prominent cheek bones and the hawk-bridged nose which flattened at the end above thick negro lips, all showed the mixture of two races.

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  • She is a prominent member of our community.
  • The committee has many prominent members, so its findings will be respected.

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