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1  So, in deference to public opinion, he skipped all mention of Purgatory.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
2  It had taken all of Melanie's diplomacy to persuade them to defer their decision.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
3  He devoted himself to Fanny with such sympathetic deference she even smiled at him, and the meal went well.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  Even Aunt Pitty, downstairs in the library, was not rocking her creaking chair in deference to Scarlett's sorrow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
5  This crushing news brought by Will, coming on top of a year of back-breaking work and hope deferred, was the last straw.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  He did not call at the house now, probably in deference to the feelings of Frank and Pitty who would have been outraged at a male caller while Scarlett was in a delicate condition.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
7  Here, excitement never entered in, voices were never raised, everyone deferred gently to the opinions of others, and, in the end, the black grizzled autocrat in the kitchen had his way.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
8  Evidently he had overheard the whole conversation, for he grinned up at her as maliciously as a tomcat, and again his eyes went over her, in a gaze totally devoid of the deference she was accustomed to.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  But instead of discharging Mammy or being short and stern with her, Rhett treated her with the utmost deference, with far more courtesy than he treated any of the ladies of Scarlett's recent acquaintance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
10  Her mother's old friends clustered about her, for Melanie had a respectful deference to her elders that was very soothing to dowagers in these wild days when young people seemed to have forgotten all their manners.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
11  Usually he was so kind and treated her with a careless deference that made her feel grown up, and Carreen secretly dreamed of the day when she would put her hair up and her skirts down and receive him as a real beau.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI