Aunt Pittypat actually does faint after Scarlett states that she will dance the Virginia Reel with Rhett at the Atlanta Bazaar for the Cause (in theory she should never have been there, never mind dance, she is in deep mourning.)
Marilla Cuthbert: You set your heart too much on frivolous things and then crash down into despair when you don't get them. Anne Shirley: I know. I can't help flying up on the wings of anticipation. It's as glorious as soaring through a sunset... almost pays for the thud. Marilla Cuthbert: Well, maybe it does. But I'd rather walk calmly along and do without flying AND thud.
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Mark Hopkins Mansion, Nob Hill, San Francisco, 1880's.
Mrs O'Hara after returning home from the white trash Slattery's home and delivering Emmy's baby which belongs to their overseer, Jonas Wilkerson, and has "mercilessly died" (as she puts it)
"Where is Mother? Aren't you happy here in London with me? I want to go home."
"Capt. Butler finally admitted he was honored by the Confederate Congress for his services at the Battle of Franklin."
David O. Selznick on the steps of Tara
Did you see her, Mammy? Wasn't she wonderful? Mr. Rhett, I done told you and told you it just ain't fitting for a girl child to ride a straddle with her dress flying up!"