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1  Scarlett's search was futile until in the orchard she found a few apples.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  Startled, she looked up and met gray eyes that were bitter and full of tired futility.
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3  No, I suddenly found myself on the curtain, an actor, posturing and making futile gestures.
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4  For the dozenth time, she ran out onto the porch but this time she did not go back to her futile packing.
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5  Officially, Georgia's government had never capitulated but it had been a futile fight, an ever-losing fight.
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6  Here was the end of the kindly, courteous house which had always welcomed her, the house where in futile dreams she had aspired to be mistress.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  At Christmas time Frank Kennedy and a small troop from the commissary department jogged up to Tara on a futile hunt for grain and animals for the army.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  She felt that she would stifle if she stayed in Atlanta another day, with her tired mind forcing itself round and round the deeply worn circle of futile thoughts about the mess she was in.
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9  Throughout the South for fifty years there would be bitter-eyed women who looked backward, to dead times, to dead men, evoking memories that hurt and were futile, bearing poverty with bitter pride because they had those memories.
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10  The night was dark and then light and sometimes she was having a baby and sometimes it was Melanie who cried out, but through it all Melly was there and her hands were cool and she did not make futile anxious gestures or sob like Aunt Pitty.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI