1 Laces and silks and braid and ribbons, all blockade run, all the more precious and more proudly worn because of it, finery flaunted with an added pride as an extra affront to the Yankees.
2 Pray give me only one moment more of your precious time before you cast me into darkness.
3 Now she would have him for herself for a few precious minutes.
4 With those precious twin lines of iron in danger, the Confederates left their desperately defended rifle pits and, under the starlight, made a forced march to Resaca by the short, direct road.
5 Chloroform was so scarce now it was used only for the worst amputations and opium was a precious thing, used only to ease the dying out of life, not the living out of pain.
6 A precious little you knew about babies yesterday.
7 She ordered the calf killed, because he drank so much of the precious milk, and that night everyone ate so much fresh veal all of them were ill.
8 Just as soon as the commissary department was safely on its way, she'd start Pork for Macon and take the chance of having the precious horse picked up by the army.
9 Anybody who would waste precious money on tombstones when food was so dear, so almost unattainable, didn't deserve sympathy.
10 He was trying to tear down what was most precious to her.
11 I shan't attack your precious sister, though I might have if I'd stayed at the burying ground.
12 She might not say Boo to a goose but she'd say Boo to the world or the Yankee government or anything else that threatened her precious Ashley or her boy or her notions of gentility.
13 Just remember, my precious little cheat, the time will come when you will want to borrow more money from me.
14 This moment was too precious to be lost, no matter what pain came after.
15 He was her god, the center of her small world, and that was too precious for him to risk losing by reprimands.