1 The floor was thronged with girls and young men.
2 Watching Mattie whirl down the floor from hand to hand he wondered how he could ever have thought that his dull talk interested her.
3 But now, as he stood outside the church, and saw Mattie spinning down the floor with Denis Eady, a throng of disregarded hints and menaces wove their cloud about his brain.
4 On the floor beside her stood his old valise and a bandbox wrapped in newspapers.
5 The cat, profiting by this unusual demonstration, tried to effect an unnoticed retreat, and in doing so backed into the pickle-dish, which fell to the floor with a crash.
6 Having satisfied himself that there was no risk of immediate discovery he went back to the kitchen with a lighter step, and found Mattie disconsolately removing the last scraps of pickle from the floor.
7 Then she recrossed the floor and lifted two of the geranium pots in her arms, moving them away from the cold window.
8 He flung it across the floor and propped his head against the wall.
9 When warmth began to radiate from the stove, and the first ray of sunlight lay on the kitchen floor, Ethan's dark thoughts melted in the mellower air.
10 In the middle of the floor stood her trunk, and on the trunk she sat in her Sunday dress, her back turned to the door and her face in her hands.
11 Scarlett heard Mammy's lumbering tread shaking the floor of the hall and she hastily untucked her foot and tried to rearrange her face in more placid lines.
12 The heavy mahogany table and sideboards, the massive silver, the bright rag rugs on the shining floor were all in their accustomed places, just as if nothing had happened.
13 Ellen arranged her skirts and sank to the floor on her knees, laying the open prayer book on the table before her and clasping her hands upon it.
14 Discarded garments lay about her on the floor, the bed, the chairs, in bright heaps of color and straying ribbons.
15 She looked across the floor and tapped her foot to the music and her green eyes blazed so eagerly that they fairly snapped.