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Gone with the Wind
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  • I’d gladly give the horses free of charge if I knew they were going to be ridden by boys I know, gentlemen used to thoroughbreds.
  • He admired the drawling elegance of the wealthy rice and cotton planters, who rode into Savannah from their moss-hung kingdoms, mounted on thoroughbred horses and followed by the carriages of their equally elegant ladies and the wagons of their slaves.
  • But they knew instinctively, as they knew thoroughbred horses from scrubs, that he was not of their class.
  • Would I approve of breeding scrub stock to thoroughbreds?

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  • A feral hog, some hornets, and a prodigy led me through the woods so that I might stumble upon the first girl I ever kissed riding "TOC like he’s a thoroughbred next to the grave of an Austro-Hungarian Archduke.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • There would be burnished, stick-legged Thoroughbreds, their jockeys in billowing bright silks, careering past.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You

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