1 She stopped, clutching the banisters, her heart hammering so hard from anger, insult and exertion that it seemed about to burst through her basque.
2 The insult had occurred on a day when Pitty wished to draw five hundred dollars from her estate, of which he was trustee, to invest in a non-existent gold mine.
3 He always referred to the soldiers as "our brave boys" and "our heroes in gray" and did it in such a way as to convey the utmost in insult.
4 "How you do run on," she said coldly, for there was no insult worse than being likened to a Yankee girl.
5 And on top of it all, he had the consummate gall to stand here in the road and insult her with his infamous proposals.
6 It's an insult to the memory of my blooded darlings to have a mule in their paddock.
7 When she thought of the possibility of this final insult to Tara, her heart pounded so hard she could scarcely breathe.
8 He did not have the right to insult her by asking her if they were true.
9 It was hard to remember that the war was over and that this man would not pursue her, rob her and insult her.
10 Being what he was, Rhett would naturally want to torment and insult her as much as possible to pay her back for past slights and for her recent attempted trickery.
11 Scarlett was his wife and he could not insult her by asking awkward questions which, after all, would not remedy matters.
12 And yet he would torment and insult her and deny that such was his intent, should she accuse him.
13 But for a woman to leave the protection of her home and venture out into the rough world of men, competing with them in business, rubbing shoulders with them, being exposed to insult and gossip.
14 Scarlett swallowed the insult to Atlanta with the contempt it deserved and smiled her best.
15 Archie thought, and frequently said, that Grandpa was an old bag of wind and Archie had no intention of letting him insult Miss Melanie's husband, even if Miss Melanie's husband was talking like a fool.