1 That coat for Ashley was a sore subject with Scarlett, for she wished so ardently that she and not Melanie were bestowing it as a Christmas gift.
2 She leaned toward him ardently but he held her away from him, looking at her with eyes from which all remoteness had fled, eyes tormented with struggle and despair.
3 She had not seen a professional bad woman since she left Savannah with Ellen more than twenty years before and she wished ardently that she had observed Belle more closely.
4 She had missed him but she now wished ardently that there was some way to avoid seeing him.
5 To them, she not only represented wealth and elegance but the old regime, with its old names, old families, old traditions with which they wished ardently to identify themselves.
6 That it was her real self, every pulse in him ardently denied.
7 When she was most ardently singing hymns or planning deviltry she yet seemed gently aloof and critical.
8 I had at one time over forty scholars, and those of the right sort, ardently desiring to learn.
9 You seek for knowledge and wisdom, as I once did; and I ardently hope that the gratification of your wishes may not be a serpent to sting you, as mine has been.
10 I ardently desired the acquisition of knowledge.
11 When I thought of him I gnashed my teeth, my eyes became inflamed, and I ardently wished to extinguish that life which I had so thoughtlessly bestowed.
12 This was indeed a godlike science, and I ardently desired to become acquainted with it.
13 I ardently desired to understand them, and bent every faculty towards that purpose, but found it utterly impossible.
14 I knew from her own lips that she regarded herself as the innocent cause of his errors, and as owing him a great debt she ardently desired to pay.
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15 So I thanked her ardently for this mark of her affection, and for all her other kindnesses towards me; and after a tender good night, she took her nightcap into my bedroom.