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Gone with the Wind
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  • The group turned toward him and accorded him the politeness always due an outsider.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Being poor white, they were not even accorded the grudging respect that Angus MacIntosh's dour independence wrung from neighboring families.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Everyone knew that Stuart Tarleton would have married her had he not been killed at Gettysburg, and so she was accorded the respect due a woman who had been wanted if not wed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • According to the Yankees, I ought to have a fine will.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For the present they were quite satisfied to be in accord again about one girl, for they had no jealousies between them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Georgia's leaders had kept on battling for the state's right to govern itself according to its own ideas.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But after all, according to the Continental code of etiquette, it's very bad form for husband and wife to love each other.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Life in the north Georgia county of Clayton was still new and, according to the standards of Augusta, Savannah and Charleston, a little crude.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She did so many things a husband should not permit, according to his views, but if he ordered her to stop them, argued or even criticized, a storm broke on his head.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The house had been built according to no architectural plan whatever, with extra rooms added where and when it seemed convenient, but, with Ellen's care and attention, it gained a charm that made up for its lack of design.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • CHAPTER III Ellen O'Hara was thirty-two years old, and, according to the standards of her day, she was a middle-aged woman, one who had borne six children and buried three.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • True, he had called the rent agent "a bastard of an Orangeman," but that, according to Gerald's way of looking at it, did not give the man any right to insult him by whistling the opening bars of "The Boyne Water."  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accord her the respect deserved
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: reached an accord
as in: done of her own accord
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