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Gone with the Wind
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  • She saw a long vista of picnics by the bubbling waters of Peachtree Creek and barbecues at Stone Mountain, receptions and balls, afternoon danceables, buggy rides and Sunday-night buffet suppers.
  • "Ho, lady," he said, "I was at Buena Vista myself."
  • Buena Vista.
  • It did not occur to her that Ellen had looked down a vista of placid future years, all like the uneventful years of her own life, when she had taught her to be gentle and gracious, honorable and kind, modest and truthful.
  • For a timeless time, she lay still, her face in the dirt, the sun beating hotly upon her, remembering things and people who were dead, remembering a way of living that was gone forever—and looking upon the harsh vista of the dark future.
  • Scarlett, looking sorrowfully down the long vista of years to come, knew that she was the cause of a feud that would split the town and the family for generations.
  • From this point stretched the pleasant vista of drawing room and dining room beyond, the oval mahogany table which seated twenty and the twenty slim-legged chairs demurely against the walls, the massive sideboard and buffet weighted with heavy silver, with seven-branched candlesticks, goblets, cruets, decanters and shining little glasses.

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  • It has a screen with a programmable vista: You can jog through the woods, or run the New York Marathon.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • As the vista opened before her, she took in the main house, with its big covered porch and black shutters, backed by a copse of towering trees.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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