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He applauded her triumphs. She was sure that rich Yankees and Carpetbaggers intimately, but he always denied being helpful.
What does the sentence in black type mean? Please.
I copy it from CHAPTER XXXVIII,Gone with the wind by WARNER BOOKS.
Is there possible the book has printing error?
The passage is:
He (Rhett Butler) applauded her triumphs, where(=whereas) Frank merely smiled indulgently, and Pitty said "Dear me!" in a dazed manner. She was sure that he frequently threw business her way, for he knew all the rich Yankees and Carpetbaggers intimately, but he always denied being helpful.
Last edited by David L.; 13-Jul-2009 at 05:06.
So, my book has printing error?
So, my book has a printing error?