1 For years that quiet company had mocked his restlessness, his desire for change and freedom.
2 But now all desire for change had vanished, and the sight of the little enclosure gave him a warm sense of continuance and stability.
3 During the first months Ethan alternately burned with the desire to see Mattie defy her and trembled with fear of the result.
4 At the moment, however, his one desire was to avoid the long drive with her behind the ancient sorrel who never went out of a walk.
5 Scarlett had a sudden treacherous desire to cry out, "But you've been happy, and you and Mother aren't alike," but she repressed it, fearing that he would box her ears for her impertinence.
6 "I know," answered Gerald, who did not care to disclose that Pork had supplied this valuable bit of information, or that Philippe had departed for the West at the express desire of his family.
7 Ellen had never told her that desire and attainment were two different matters; life had not taught her that the race was not to the swift.
8 It was the same conflicting emotion that made her desire to appear a delicate and high-bred lady with boys and to be, as well, a hoyden who was not above a few kisses.
9 Honey's nervously obvious desire to be attractive to every man in sight contrasted sharply with her father's poise, and Scarlett had the thought that perhaps there was something in what Mrs. Tarleton said, after all.
10 And mingled with her frenzied desire to be free of Charles and safely back at Tara, an unmarried girl again, ran the knowledge that she had only herself to blame.
11 I will pass over the impropriety of your appearing publicly while in mourning, realizing your warm desire to be of assistance to the hospital.
12 I am not a soldier and I have no desire to seek the bubble reputation even in the cannon's mouth.
13 But it soon passed, for there was no room in her mind for anything except a radiant happiness and a driving desire to be alone with him.
14 So Aunt Pitty had her party, and, at the last minute, a guest she did not expect, or desire, arrived.
15 So firmly did he stand and so bitterly did he contest Sherman's desire to pass down the valley toward Atlanta that finally the Yankees drew back and took counsel with themselves.