1 Only the older men, the cripples and the women were left, and they spent their time knitting and sewing, growing more cotton and corn, raising more hogs and sheep and cows for the army.
2 White flour was scarce and so expensive that corn bread was universal instead of biscuits, rolls and waffles.
3 We don't have corn like this down home.
4 Well, I must admit we did a bit of private looting in that corn, for we were all pretty hungry and what the General don't know won't hurt him.
5 But that green corn didn't do us a bit of good.
6 All the boys have got dysentery anyway, and that corn made it worse.
7 Gulping down the bitter brew of parched corn and dried sweet potatoes that passed for coffee, she went out to join the girls.
8 After he had kissed Melanie good-by, he went down to the kitchen where Scarlett was wrapping a corn pone and some apples in a napkin.
9 The heavy hominy stuck in her throat like glue and never before had the mixture of parched corn and ground-up yams that passed for coffee been so repulsive.
10 Young boys dragged sacks of corn and potatoes.
11 The hurrying lines pushed her back onto the packed sidewalk and she smelled the reek of cheap corn whisky.
12 She found half a pone of hard corn bread in the skillet and gnawed hungrily on it while she looked about for other food.
13 She sat down on the steps in the circle of faint light thrown by the lamp and continued gnawing on the corn bread.
14 They camped all round the house, everywhere, in the cotton, in the corn.
15 On a noonday in mid-November, they all sat grouped about the dinner table, eating the last of the dessert concocted by Mammy from corn meal and dried huckleberries, sweetened with sorghum.