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Gone with the Wind
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  • Somehow, she must delicately convey to him this new resolution of hers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At the sight of the women with buckets and dippers, the conveyances halted and the chorus went up in cries, in whispers: "Water!"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With no difficulty whatever she could mutely convey the impression of a brave but timid lady, forced by brutal circumstance into a distasteful position, a helpless little lady who would probably starve if customers didn't buy her lumber.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He always referred to the soldiers as "our brave boys" and "our heroes in gray" and did it in such a way as to convey the utmost in insult.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His talk of shadow shows and hazy outlines conveyed no meaning to her but his last words were in language she could understand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With the old horse dead, their one mode of conveyance was gone, and there was neither time nor strength for walking the weary red miles.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Carreen, who had always been as delicately pink and white as the orchard blossoms that are scattered by the spring wind, was no longer pink but still conveyed in her sweet thoughtful face a blossomlike quality.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mammy was a country negro but she had not always been a country negro and she knew that no chaste woman ever rode in a hired conveyance—especially a closed carriage—without the escort of some male member of her family.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He's a gentleman," said Rhett, and Scarlett wondered how it was possible to convey such cynicism and contempt in that one honorable word.  (not reviewed by editor)

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