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collateral
used in Atlas Shrugged

7 uses
  • I have no mortgage on you, no collateral, no guns, no chains.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 -- Wyatt's Torch (35% in)
  • Nobody knew where he came from and nobody knows where he's gone to now, but what they discovered, the morning after The People's Mortgage Company collapsed, was that Mark Yonts had sold the Twentieth Century Motor factory to a bunch of suckers from South Dakota, and that he'd also given it as collateral for a loan from a bank in Illinois.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 -- Wyatt's Torch (2% in)
  • I did not sit on piles of money and demand collateral from poor people who needed loans.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 -- Wyatt's Torch (40% in)
  • The heart was my collateral.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 -- Wyatt's Torch (40% in)
  • My whole future depended upon a miserable half-million dollars, which was just small change to him, bat when I applied for a loan, he turned me down flat-for no better reason than that I had no collateral to offer.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 -- Wyatt's Torch (58% in)
  • How could I have accumulated any collateral, when nobody had ever given me a chance at anything big?
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 -- Wyatt's Torch (58% in)
  • She heard a sparkling voice reciting, in the tone of a dryly meticulous bookkeeper, a report about financial transfers, bank accounts, income-tax returns, as if he were reading the dusty pages of a ledger-a ledger where every entry was made by means of offering his own blood as the collateral to be drained at any moment, at any slip of his bookkeeping pen.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 -- The Utopia of Greed (9% in)

There are no more uses of "collateral" in Atlas Shrugged.

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