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Gone with the Wind
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  • Scarlett had always liked Atlanta for the very same reasons that made Savannah, Augusta and Macon condemn it.
  • And Melanie, bursting into tears of self-condemnation, fled the room, leaving Scarlett to a tearless bed, with wounded pride, disillusionment and jealousy for bedfellows.

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  • She hated the Carpetbaggers and Scallawags who were getting rich with ease while she struggled, but she said nothing in condemnation of them.
  • "Shall we let the bugles sing truce?" he smiled down at her, a wide flashing smile that had impudence in it but no shame for his own actions or condemnation for hers.
  • That fact was evident, in every line of him, in every bitter, self-condemnatory word, in his resentment at her bearing Frank’s child.
  • "Yes," answered Scarlett fiercely, ready to pounce upon the old lady at the first words of condemnation.
  • But when she brought about the death of Frank and Tommy and jeopardized the lives of a dozen other men, their dislike flamed into public condemnation.
  • She could not endure the tears of the one, the silent condemnation of the other.

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as in: She condemned their plan Define
express strong criticism
as in: was condemned to life in prison Define
force into an undesired activity or situation -- such as to legally sentence someone to punishment or: find guilty -- especially in court or: provide the means of finding guilty
as in: condemned the building Define
an official government finding that a building is not suitable to be occupied
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