There was more cotton in the fields than she or Pork had estimated, probably four bales, and soon the cabins would be full.
She said her lumber was better and cheaper too, and to prove it she ran up a long column of figures in her head and gave him an estimate then and there.
He gave her a level look as though estimating how much coquetry was behind the question.
Still, unbidden, came the thought that Ashley could never make a quick estimate in his head and give a price that was correct, as she could.
When Tommy accepted her estimate and gave her the order, Scarlett had not taken her departure speedily and meekly but had idled about, talking to Johnnie Gallegher, the foreman of the Irish workers, a hard-bitten little gnome of a man who had a very bad reputation.