Have you all had any news of whats been happening
in Atlanta? Oh, Captain, shecried, turning to the sergeant, please make him give it
And the apples and the yams in the pantry bins.
Scarlett next had tried her sisters and Melanie in the fields, butthat had worked no
She said Cade would bust when he came home and
heard aboutit. Dilcey, she said, when good times come back, Im not going toforget
how youve acted. Oh, how I blame myself for not riding overto see! Mammy, in
particular, declaredvehemently that she had never even been a yard
In her apron was apile of silver tableware. She
wondered why,knowing that even a month before she could never have done
From theyard came loud cries: Head um off! And, God
knows, weve seen mulatto babies before this. And the money in the Yankeesoldiers
wallet. Well, go home, child, or theyll be worrying about you, she
And I could only lie there and pray that the light
of the flameswouldnt show up my hiding place. Swiftlyshe bent to the child beside
her and her voice was urgent but oddlygentle. And its very bad for a woman notto be
afraid of something. And ever so often one Indian would go back to her andsink his
tommyhawk into her skull again.
Thenshe stripped off the large sapphire solitaire
which Charles hadgiven her as an engagement ring. No, said Scarlett, and now most of
it is ruined.
No one questioned whence the horse had
They hada horse now and they could ride instead of
Scarletts visit to the Fontaines had heartened her
more than sherealized.
And wenever dreamed you were home, Scarlett.