1 Mr. Wilkes always had at least a dozen darkies busy running back and forth with trays to serve the guests.
2 There were cries of greeting from a dozen voices and Stuart and Brent Tarleton moved toward her.
3 And then it's generally to some desperate old widower with a large plantation and a dozen children.
4 And she had embroidered half a dozen sofa-pillow cases with the Confederate flag on them.
5 In a while he was back, with half a dozen in his hands.
6 Melanie telegraphed Colonel Sloan a dozen times and finally a letter arrived, full of sympathy, explaining that Ashley and a squad had ridden out on a scouting expedition and had not returned.
7 A glare brighter than a dozen suns dazzled their eyes, scorching heat seared their skins and the roaring, cracking and crashing beat upon their ears in painful waves.
8 There had been the problem of trying to win Ashley's love and trying to keep a dozen other beaux dangling and unhappy.
9 And if they want to come down on you for extra taxes a dozen times, they can do it.
10 The dozen young ladies with whom the house was furnished were comely, if brightly painted, and comported themselves more quietly than those of other houses.
11 It was the same with the dozen others she approached.
12 Usually there were a dozen children present, nodding sleepily in their parents' arms, up hours after their normal bedtime.
13 Whenever two former Confederates met anywhere, there was never but one topic of conversation, and where a dozen or more gathered together, it was a foregone conclusion that the war would be spiritedly refought.
14 Since the Ku Klux lynching, the ladies had been practically immured, not even going to town to shop unless there were half a dozen in their group.
15 There are a dozen Yankee soldiers who can testify to that.