1 She turned on him with a sudden flash of indignation.
2 Then, with a sudden dart of irony, he wondered if, when their turn came, the same epitaph would be written over him and Zeena.
3 Again Ethan felt a sudden twinge of jealousy.
4 "Here, give them to me," he said in a voice of sudden authority.
5 The sudden heat of his tone made her colour mount again, not with a rush, but gradually, delicately, like the reflection of a thought stealing slowly across her heart.
6 The cat had jumped from Zeena's chair to dart at a mouse in the wainscot, and as a result of the sudden movement the empty chair had set up a spectral rocking.
7 With the sudden perception of the point to which his madness had carried him, the madness fell and he saw his life before him as it was.
8 Then she snatched her hands from his, threw her arms about his neck, and pressed a sudden drenched cheek against his face.
9 Half-way down there was a sudden drop, then a rise, and after that another long delirious descent.
10 Spring had come early that year, with warm quick rains and sudden frothing of pink peach blossoms and dogwood dappling with white stars the dark river swamp and far-off hills.
11 Scarlett had a sudden treacherous desire to cry out, "But you've been happy, and you and Mother aren't alike," but she repressed it, fearing that he would box her ears for her impertinence.
12 And here in this new country, safe from the twin perils of the land he had left--taxation that ate up crops and barns and the ever-present threat of sudden confiscation--he intended to have them.
13 If Ellen had ever regretted her sudden decision to marry him, no one ever knew it, certainly not Gerald, who almost burst with pride whenever he looked at her.
14 Prodded by her mother, Prissy bobbed a sudden curtsy and grinned at Scarlett, who could not help grinning back.
15 "No, not now," said Mrs. Meade, drawing him closer to her, a sudden look of strain coming over her face.