1 Being poor white, they were not even accorded the grudging respect that Angus MacIntosh's dour independence wrung from neighboring families.
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2 Scarlett knew Will would have a hard pull without her help but she admired and respected his independence.
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3 The insinuating music drained her independence.
4 Yeh, I'm probably a yahoo, but by gum I do keep my independence by doing odd jobs, and that's more 'n these polite cusses like the clerks in the banks do.'
5 Though she became Vida Wutherspoon technically, and though she certainly had no ideals about the independence of keeping her name, she continued to be known as Vida Sherwin.
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6 Carol liked the blue silk kerchiefs about the brakemen's throats; she liked their welcome to her, and their air of friendly independence.
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7 She no longer took Aunt Bessie Smail seriously enough to struggle for independence.
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8 That was the nearest approach to independence a man could make "under capitalism," he explained; he would never marry, for no sane man would allow himself to fall in love until after the revolution.
9 In fact, everybody in the room bore on his head this characteristic emblem of man's sovereignty; whether it were felt hat, palm-leaf, greasy beaver, or fine new chapeau, there it reposed with true republican independence.
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10 The restoration of the independence of his race was the idol of his heart, to which he had willingly sacrificed domestic happiness and the interests of his own son.
11 His good-humoured selfishness, his dogged sort of independence, his unrepenting sensuality, it seemed to Connie she could see them all in his well-knit straight thighs.
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12 All were attracted at first by the plants or the pheasants, and all dispersed about in happy independence.
13 I often think of Mr. Rushworth's property and independence, and wish them in other hands; but I never think of him.
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14 He might talk of necessity, but she knew his independence.
15 He should not have to think of her as pining in the retirement of Mansfield for him, rejecting Sotherton and London, independence and splendour, for his sake.
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