1 Over the waffles next morning, Pittypat was lachrymose, Melanie was silent and Scarlett defiant.
2 "He isn't brave," said Scarlett perversely, pouring half a pitcher of syrup over her waffles.
3 Melanie had been sitting quietly, her hands in her lap, her waffles cooling on her plate.
4 Scarlett was making headway with her waffles and so noticed nothing until she heard a burst of tears from Melly and, looking up, saw Aunt Pittypat's hand go to her heart.
5 White flour was scarce and so expensive that corn bread was universal instead of biscuits, rolls and waffles.