1 But they were as fiercely proud in their poverty as the planters were in their wealth, and they would accept nothing that smacked of charity from their rich neighbors.
2 But Gerald had known poverty, and he could never learn to lose money with good humor or good grace.
3 A man could gamble himself to poverty and still be a gentleman, but a professional gambler could never be anything but an outcast.
4 She was so tired of poverty and pinching.
5 No one, looking at her now, would suspect that poverty and want were standing at her shoulder.
6 She knew she should believe devoutly, as they did, that a born lady remained a lady, even if reduced to poverty, but she could not make herself believe it now.
7 No depth of poverty could ever have made Ellen feel ashamed.
8 I didn't come to gloat over your poverty but to wish you long life and happiness in your marriage.
9 Now, let's hear about your poverty.
10 No, she didn't want her children raised in this welter of hate and uncertainty, of bitterness and violence lurking just below the surface, of poverty and grinding hardships and insecurity.
11 Melanie was young but she had in her all the qualities this embattled remnant prized, poverty and pride in poverty, uncomplaining courage, gaiety, hospitality, kindness and, above all, loyalty to all the old traditions.
12 There were men of good family, driven to desperation by poverty, who had gone over to the enemy, become Republicans and accepted positions from the conquerors, so their families would not be on charity.
13 Sometimes when Scarlett saw guests sitting on the grass, sipping tea, the only refreshment the Wilkeses could afford, she wondered how Melanie could bring herself to expose her poverty so shamelessly.
14 This new system of leasing convicts had come into being because of the poverty of the state after the war.
15 Reverence for the Confederacy, honor to the veterans, loyalty to old forms, pride in poverty, open hands to friends and undying hatred to Yankees.