1 That was a plain statement of the cloudy purpose which had driven him in headlong to Starkfield.
2 "I should cry into my pillow every night," said Scarlett, meaning to be flippant, but he took the statement at face value and went red with pleasure.
3 Everyone knew there had never been a cowardly Confederate soldier and they found this statement peculiarly irritating.
4 This ungallant statement sent her flying to the mirror to see if she really did look twenty-eight instead of eighteen.
5 But that was the kind of statement which meant less than nothing at all to Scarlett.
6 For a moment, the breath went out of Scarlett's lungs in a sickening gasp and she could only stare at the fat old lady who was so obviously pleased at the effect of her statement.
7 Otherwise, he would never have made so ridiculous a statement.
8 Will closed by wishing her happiness, a laconic formal statement which he qualified in no way.
9 Frank had listened to this statement calmly too, and had asked no questions.
10 To her surprise and indignation he laughed at Mammy's statement about mules in horse harness.
11 Before the ladies could recover from their shocked astonishment at her statement and at a spinster mentioning such a matter, Melanie was standing in the doorway.
12 If he was startled at her unexpected statement he did not show it.
13 She made the statement clearly, deliberately, with pauses between the sentences, so that each should have time to sink deeply into her hearer's mind.
14 Rosedale received this statement in silence: he seemed to feel the note of finality in her voice, yet to be unable to accept it as closing the question between them.
15 Here then, from three impartial witnesses, I had a deliberate statement of the entire case.