I’ve never gotten so tired of any one word in my life as ’war,’ unless it’s ’secession.’
I’m mighty glad Georgia waited till after Christmas before it seceded or it would have ruined the Christmas parties, too.
If Gerald once got on the subject of war and secession, it would be hours before he relinquished it.
The troop of cavalry had been organized three months before, the very day that Georgia seceded from the Union, and since then the recruits had been whistling for war.
Secession, war—these words long since had become acutely boring to Scarlett from much repetition, but now she hated the sound of them, for they meant that the men would stand there for hours haranguing one another and she would have no chance to corner Ashley.
But when Georgia seceded, I went with her.
He didn’t believe in secession and he hated the war and—"
I didn’t believe in secession," said Ashley and his voice shook with anger.
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