1 He mounted School House Hill at her side and walked on in silence till they reached the lane leading to the saw-mill; then the need of some definite assurance grew too strong for him.
2 Then the room grew perfectly black, and not a sound was audible but Zeena's asthmatic breathing.
3 Then the situation grew less strained.
4 Ethan's long strides grew more rapid with the accelerated beat of his thoughts, and as he reached the foot of School House Hill he caught sight of Hale's sleigh in the distance.
5 The lawn, reclaimed from weeds, grew thick with clover and Bermuda grass, and Gerald saw to it that it was well kept.
6 She knew that from childhood playmates grew beaux in later years, and the first duty of a girl was to get married.
7 To this end, Ellen and Mammy bent their efforts, and as Scarlett grew older she became an apt pupil in this subject, even though she learned little else.
8 As the boards shuddered under her weight, the soliloquy she had been muttering in the front hall grew louder and louder, coming clearly to the ears of the family in the dining room.
9 Mammy pulled and jerked vigorously and, as the tiny circumference of whalebone-girdled waist grew smaller, a proud, fond look came into her eyes.
10 Some time dragged by while the sun grew hotter, and Scarlett and others looked again toward India.
11 He stood alone, since Mr. Wilkes had left his side, and had uttered no word as the conversation grew hotter.
12 But during the years before Gerald married Ellen, the tiny settlement, twenty-five miles north of Tara, slowly grew into a village and the tracks slowly pushed northward.
13 Born of a railroad, Atlanta grew as its railroads grew.
14 From the two he loved best, Charles had received no toughening influences, learned nothing of harshness or reality, and the home in which he grew to manhood was as soft as a bird's nest.
15 The real seriousness of the matter grew on her.