1 These matters she discussed with Prissy in whispers one evening, as they prepared Melanie's supper tray, and Prissy, surprisingly enough, calmed her fears.
2 There were no sounds of negroes' lazy voices in neighboring kitchens, no pleasant sounds of breakfasts being prepared, for all the near neighbors except Mrs. Meade and Mrs. Merriwether had refugeed to Macon.
3 From the kitchen below, she heard the rattle of china as Prissy prepared breakfast, but no sound of Mrs. Meade's Betsy.
4 She only saw, or thought she saw, that her mother had been wrong, and she changed swiftly to meet this new world for which she was not prepared.
5 She saw that except for the peas and a pan of corn pone there was no other food being prepared.
6 The Yankees knew there'd be trouble tonight and they've prepared for it.
7 She leaned her head against one of the uprights of the porch and prepared to cry but no tears came.
8 She questioned him intelligently, she heard him submissively; and, prepared for the look of lassitude which usually crept over his listeners' faces, he grew eloquent under her receptive gaze.
9 He gave, at any rate, no sign of resenting it and seemed prepared to supply in his own manner all the ease that was lacking in hers.
10 Her servant did not come till eight o'clock, and she prepared her own tea-tray and placed it beside the bed.
11 She spoke with the intention of making him see that, if his words implied a tentative allusion to her private affairs, she was prepared to meet and repudiate it.
12 "So that I was prepared for the consequences," he corrected good-humouredly.
13 In her affection for Raymie's defender, in her desire to "discover artistic talent," Carol prepared to be delighted by the recital.
14 While the men floated on the lake, casting for black bass, the women prepared lunch and yawned.
15 The Commercial Club issued a booklet prepared by a great and expensive literary person from a Minneapolis advertising agency, a red-headed young man who smoked cigarettes in a long amber holder.