1 He luxuriated in the sense of protection and authority which his words conveyed.
2 She and Melanie were alone in a big house "and without male protection," wrote Miss Pittypat, "now that dear Charlie has gone."
3 Besides, he was now more firmly than ever under the protection of the fragile Melanie.
4 Never again could Scarlett lie down, as a child, secure beneath her father's roof with the protection of her mother's love wrapped about her like an eiderdown quilt.
5 Wade, peering from the protection of her skirts at the sound of her cry, found speech and courage in a mighty sob.
6 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.
7 He didn't seem to realize what a slender fingerhold they had on security and how important it was to make more money in these troublous times when money was the only protection against fresh calamities.
8 But these ignominies and dangers were as nothing compared with the peril of white women, many bereft by the war of male protection, who lived alone in the outlying districts and on lonely roads.
9 By June she must have money enough to give her at least some little protection against misfortune.
10 Their glance sealed the bargain that the protection of Ashley Wilkes from a too harsh world was passing from one woman to another and that Ashley's masculine pride should never be humbled by this knowledge.
11 The "honor" of grown women who were glad enough to be supported by the Grizzard boys and Ed Coy, as long as the liaison was not known, needed protection; they were white.
12 These men were a mile beyond the city limits and police protection; hearing that Barrett's crowd was coming to attack them Saturday night, they mustered forces, and prepared to defend themselves against the attack.
13 Memphis is fast losing her black population, who proclaim as they go that there is no protection for the life and property of any Afro-American citizen in Memphis who is not a slave.
14 They always had the policeman "squared," and so there was no use in expecting protection.
15 Then he came to a farm-house, and after getting himself a stick for protection, he approached it.