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Gone with the Wind
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  • She walked the floor and wrung her hands and for the first time the thought in all its implications came to her that the gray army might be defeated.
  • "All," she said shortly, not even troubling to blush at his implication.
  • Melanie was silent for a moment, embarrassed by the implication.
  • The shrill, melancholy minor of Prissy was raised, "Jes' a few mo' days, ter tote de wee-ry load ." The song grated on Scarlett, its sad implications frightening her, and slipping on a wrapper she pattered out into the hall and to the back stairs and shouted: "Shut up that singing, Prissy!"
  • Then for the second time in four months, Scarlett was made to feel acutely what Reconstruction in all its implications meant, made to understand more completely what was in Will's mind when he said "Our troubles have just begun," to know that the bleak words of Ashley, spoken in the windswept orchard of Tara, were true: "This that's facing all of us is worse than war—worse than prison—worse than death."

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  • I object to her implication that my work was sub-standard.
  • The implication is pregnancy.
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun

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