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Gone with the Wind
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  • Just before we got home that new stallion Ma got in Kentucky last month was brought in, and the place was in a stew.
  • And just before we got home, he’d about kicked the stable down and half-killed Strawberry, Ma’s old stallion.
  • No, a fine little stallion with legs two yards long.
  • He spent money freely, rode a wild black stallion, and wore clothes which were always the height of style and tailoring.
  • Oh, those fine sleek mules which used to kick up their heels in the pasture across the road, and the handsome carriage horses, her little mare, the girls’ ponies and Gerald’s big stallion racing about and tearing up the turf— Oh, for one of them, even the balkiest mule!
  • The mourners were seething with indignation and downcast with sorrow, especially three of them—old man McRae, who had been Gerald’s crony since he came to the up-country from Savannah so many years before, Grandma Fontaine who loved him because he was Ellen’s husband, and Mrs. Tarleton who had been closer to him than to any of her neighbors because, as she often said, he was the only man in the County who knew a stallion from a gelding.
  • Sometimes, in the days of backbreaking work, in the desperate struggle for food and the never-ceasing care of the three sick girls, Scarlett found herself straining her ears for familiar sounds—the shrill laughter of the pickaninnies in the quarters, the creaking of wagons home from the fields, the thunder of Gerald’s stallion tearing across the pasture, the crunching of carriage wheels on the drive and the gay voices of neighbors dropping in for an afternoon of gossip.

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  • Marcus jerks his head around, shocked into stillness as a foam-coated stallion gallops through the doors of the stadium.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • The sewing machine was a gleaming, glossy black that reminded her of the landowner’s horse back in Italy; sewing, Bella felt like she was holding on to the reins of a wild stallion.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising

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