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1  But only the power of the military upheld the new regime.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
2  Some day when you are rich, you can have the power to do the same to others.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
3  Formerly, it had been Rhett who asked for her favors and she who held the power.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  There was a sense of leashed power straining beneath his calm that made her draw back, a little frightened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  Now, he had spoken and the plans did not even occur to her, for he was no more in her power than he had ever been.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
6  Their power was nominal but they had at least been able to keep the state government in the hands of native Georgians.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
7  The power of the Federal government over the state's affairs and the lives of its citizens had been steadily made greater and greater.
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8  Wilkerson and Hilton had the power to interfere in any trade Scarlett might make and to fix their own prices on anything she sold or swapped.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
9  Once she had thought that if he ever spoke those words she would humble him and make him feel her power and take a malicious pleasure in doing it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  There was about his movements the same pagan freedom and leashed power Scarlett had noted that night Atlanta fell, something sinister and a little frightening.
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11  The commandants of the Yankee troops in the various cities had complete power, even the power of life and death, over the civilian population, and they used that power.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  The muscles of his big body rippled against his well-tailored clothes, as he got in beside her, and, as always, the sense of his great physical power struck her like a blow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
13  "I said some terrible things to him that night when he deserted us on the road, but I can make him forget them," she thought contemptuously, still sure of her power to charm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  The memory of those savory meals had the power to bring tears to her eyes as death and war had failed to do, and the power to turn her ever-gnawing stomach from rumbling emptiness to nausea.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
15  The men seemed gallantly to have forgotten she had tried her best to break their hearts in other days and the girls that she had done everything in her power to entice their beaux away from them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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16  Scarlett had made her plans to spend Christmas at Tara, but after Ashley's telegram came no power on earth, not even a direct command from the disappointed Ellen, could drag her away from Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
17  Merely holding herself erect required an effort of will power and she talked as briefly as possible, dispensing with the usual forms of courtesy her mother had always taught her to use with negroes.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
18  Scarlett began haltingly with the siege and Melanie's condition, but as her story progressed beneath the sharp old eyes which never faltered in their gaze, she found words, words of power and horror.
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19  In the silence that fell, Scarlett saw her mother as she must have been in those last days, a thin power of strength in Tara, nursing, working, doing without sleep and food that the others might rest and eat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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20  Most of those who had fought for the Confederacy, held office under it or given aid and comfort to it were not allowed to vote, had no choice in the selection of their public officials and were wholly under the power of an alien rule.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII