She sank down on the low bank, and stripping off the remnants of her slippers and stockings, dabbled her burning feet in the cool water.
Mammy cried silently as she sponged the gaunt bodies, using the remnant of an old apron as a cloth.
Winter was coming and there would be no food, not even the poor remnants of the vegetables from the neighbors’ gardens.
CHAPTER XXIX The following April General Johnston, who had been given back the shattered remnants of his old command, surrendered them in North Carolina and the war was over.
The dull-gold damask draperies which had covered the arching French windows at the back of the room were missing, and only the remnants of the lace curtains remained, clean but obviously mended.
But some remnant of pride, of common sense stiffened her.
His voice still held a remnant of its wonted cool drawl but beneath the words she could feel violence fighting its way to the surface, violence as cruel as the crack of a whip.
Melanie was young but she had in her all the qualities this embattled remnant prized, poverty and pride in poverty, uncomplaining courage, gaiety, hospitality, kindness and, above all, loyalty to all the old traditions.
There are no more uses of "remnant" in the book.
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