- Throughout the dismal meal, Gerald's booming voice battered against her ears until she thought she could endure it no longer.1.4 (2% in)
- Now, plantation after plantation was going back to the forest, and dismal fields of broomsedge, scrub oak and runty pines had grown stealthily about silent ruins and over old cotton fields.5.57 (49% in)
- She could see the white house gleaming welcome to her through the reddening autumn leaves, feel the quiet hush of the country twilight coming down over her like a benediction, feel the dews falling on the acres of green bushes starred with fleecy white, see the raw color of the red earth and the dismal dark beauty of the pines on the rolling hills.5.63 (97% in)
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