1 There was some hauling to be done at the lower end of the wood-lot, and Ethan was out early the next day.
2 It was in the early morning stillness, when his muscles were swinging to their familiar task and his lungs expanding with long draughts of mountain air, that Ethan did his clearest thinking.
3 The early mist had vanished and the fields lay like a silver shield under the sun.
4 His first object was to reach Starkfield before Hale had started for his work; he knew the carpenter had a job down the Corbury road and was likely to leave his house early.
5 Spring had come early that year, with warm quick rains and sudden frothing of pink peach blossoms and dogwood dappling with white stars the dark river swamp and far-off hills.
6 The boys bowed, shook hands and told Scarlett they'd be over at the Wilkeses' early in the morning, waiting for her.
7 Rather, it was Gerald's compact smallness that made him what he was, for he had learned early that little people must be hardy to survive among large ones.
8 America, in the early years of the century, had been kind to the Irish.
9 Afternoon naps were a custom of the country and never were they so necessary as on the all-day parties, beginning early in the morning and culminating in a ball.
10 There were no iron picket fences, iron summerhouses, iron gates or even iron statuary on the lawns of Atlanta now, for they had early found their way into the melting pots of the rolling mills.
11 For a young man cut off without a shilling in early youth, I've done very well.
12 Fanny Elsing and the Bonnell girls, roused early from slumber, were yawning on the back seat and the Elsings' mammy sat grumpily on the box, a basket of freshly laundered bandages on her lap.
13 In the early morning hours before the noises of the town awoke, the cannon at Kennesaw Mountain could be heard faintly, far away, a low dim booming that might have passed for summer thunder.
14 By late afternoon the first news came, but it was uncertain, contradictory, frightening, brought as it was by men wounded in the early hours of the battle.
15 The old men and boys of the Home Guard marched by, the graybeards almost too weary to lift their feet, the boys wearing the faces of tired children, confronted too early with adult problems.