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Gone with the Wind
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  • And as for France, that weak imitation of Napoleon is far too busy establishing the French in Mexico to be bothered with us.
  • He had gone up there and established a plantation; but, now the house had burned down, he was tired of the "accursed place" and would be most happy to get it off his hands.

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  • As for instance, right after Fort Sumter fell and before the blockade was established, I bought up several thousand bales of cotton at dirt-cheap prices and ran them to England.
  • Soon a steady stream of them was established, making their painful way into town toward the hospitals, their faces black as negroes’ from powder stains, dust and sweat, their wounds unbandaged, blood drying, flies swarming about them.
  • She could see for herself how quickly the town was rebuilding and anyone who could establish a lumber business now, when there was so little competition, would have a gold mine.
  • Well, darling, you know what the mails are now—so uncertain and slipshod even where mail routes are re-established.
  • The war had definitely established the importance of Atlanta in the affairs of the South and the hitherto obscure town was now known far and wide.
  • By June she must have the mill well enough established for her to leave it.
  • "New people," established Atlantians called them, when they were not calling them something less polite.

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as in: establish a positive tone. Define
create or start
as in: establish that there is a need Define
show or determine (cause to be recognized or figure out)
as in: establish the company as a leader Define
cause long-term acceptance, reputation, or success
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