Now she had lost and, greater than her sense of loss, was the fear that she had made a public spectacle of herself.
Here was the astonishing spectacle of half a nation attempting, at the point of bayonet, to force upon the other half the rule of negroes, many of them scarcely one generation out of the African jungles.
He went about his campaign slowly, subtly, not arousing the suspicions of Atlanta by the spectacle of a leopard trying to change his spots overnight.
Rhett knew very well the pathos of the spectacle, and if it blackened Scarlett’s reputation he did not care.
Is it a spectacle you’ve been making of yourself—of all of us?" he bawled, his voice rising as always in moments of excitement.
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But instead of listening to him I would have you day by day fix your eyes upon the greatness of Athens, until you become filled with the love of her; and when you are impressed by the spectacle of her glory, reflect that this empire has been acquired by men who knew their duty and had the courage to do it, who in the hour of conflict had the fear of dishonor always present to them, and who, if ever they failed in an enterprise, would not allow their virtues to be lost to their country,…