1 "No, not now," said Mrs. Meade, drawing him closer to her, a sudden look of strain coming over her face.
2 "I'm not in a state," replied Pitty, surprisingly, for less strain than this had frequently brought on fainting fits.
3 He had been under considerable strain ever since he first arrived and found that one of his fellow diners was this man whom he disliked so heartily.
4 Scarlett caught sight of Phil Meade and hardly recognized him, so black was his face with powder and grime, so taut with strain and weariness.
5 The stillness, after the screaming days, brought no surcease to strained nerves but, if possible, made the strain even worse.
6 Her legs were leaden, trembling with fatigue and strain, and she shivered with cold from the clammy sweat that soaked her body.
7 Tears of fright and hysteria streamed down her face as she finally gave way under the long strain.
8 Then to her nostrils was borne the smell of smoke and she turned, too weak with lessening strain, to care about the cotton.
9 Under the strain she grew white and thin.
10 But Ashley seemed to mean them and there was a look in his eyes which eluded her--not fear, not apology, but the bracing to a strain which was inevitable and overwhelming.
11 Hunger and hard labor, fear and constant strain, the terrors of war and the terrors of Reconstruction had taken away all warmth and youth and softness.
12 There were qualities of loyalty and tirelessness and love in them that no strain could break, no money could buy.
13 He said they could strain a point about Mr. O'Hara bein a loyal Union sympathizer.
14 There was the jangling of bits and the strain of leather and the sound of voices.
15 Melanie came out of Scarlett's room, weary from the strain but happy to tears at the birth of Scarlett's daughter.