1 Thence, still hugging the shadow, he edged his way cautiously forward to the nearest window, holding back his straight spare body and craning his neck till he got a glimpse of the room.
2 She was so small and weak-looking that it wrung his heart; but suddenly she lifted her head and looked straight at him.
3 She looked straight at Mattie as she spoke, a faint smile deepening the vertical lines between her nose and chin.
4 If he lifted his eyes they rested on Zeena's pinched face, and the corners of her straight lips seemed to quiver away into a smile.
5 The sled swerved in response, but he righted it again, kept it straight, and drove down on the black projecting mass.
6 And raising good cotton, riding well, shooting straight, dancing lightly, squiring the ladies with elegance and carrying one's liquor like a gentleman were the things that mattered.
7 For here were no long, straight furrows, such as could be seen in the yellow clay fields of the flat middle Georgia country or in the lush black earth of the coastal plantations.
8 And her heart went up to God in sincere thankfulness that a pathway for her feet had been opened--out of her misery and straight to the arms of Ashley.
9 Ah done promise Miss Pitty Ah bring you straight home.
10 For some moments Scarlett had been conscious that Uncle Peter was breathing hard and sitting up very straight as he stared steadily at the horse's ears.
11 Peter sucked in his breath and his wrinkled brow showed deep furrows but he kept his eyes straight ahead.
12 He can't no more keep a plow straight in a furrow than little Beau can, and what he don't know about makin things grow would fill a book.
13 And when the wind has passed, it springs up almost as straight and strong as before.
14 Shame and fear sped her homeward and, in her mind, Archie with his patriarch's beard assumed the proportions of an avenging angel straight from the pages of the Old Testament.
15 I tell you--I tell you I'd have come straight home--if I'd only known--whether she wanted me home or not.