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  • Locate in Zenith and make five thousand dollars year—much as United States Senator!
  • Zenith, the largest city in the state, was founded in 1792.
  • The University of Winnemac is at Mohalis, fifteen miles from Zenith.
  • He and his roommates had trustingly bought it from a salesman who came out from a Zenith surgical supply house.
  • But with Angus Duer, Martin discovered a new Zenith.
  • Gottlieb had sent him into Zenith, to the huge Zenith General Hospital, to secure a strain of meningococcus from an interesting patient.
  • Gottlieb had sent him into Zenith, to the huge Zenith General Hospital, to secure a strain of meningococcus from an interesting patient.
  • Her bed-ridden grandaunt in Zenith, who was her excuse for coming so far to take hospital training.
  • At the Zenith General Hospital he got the night superintendent, and the night Superintendent was a man frosty and suspicious.
  • V. His half-hour journey with Madeline into Zenith seemed a visible and oppressing thing, like a tornado cloud.
  • It’s— You know my work takes me to the hospitals, and some of the nurses at Zenith General have been awfully helpful.
  • The Grand was, in 1907, the best hotel in Zenith.
  • Do you come from Zenith, Miss—Tozer?
  • Have you met lots of people in Zenith?
  • I’ve got four tickets for ’As It Listeth,’ in Zenith, next Friday evening—original New York cast!
  • In the slightly Midwestern city of Zenith, the appearance of a play "with the original New York cast" was an event.
  • Clif had encountered him in Zenith, when they were both drunk.
  • Clif moved into Zenith, and Martin was left alone.
  • The thirty-eight miles an hour at which Clif drove into Zenith was, in 1908, dismaying speed.
  • Shake hands with Dr. Arrowsmith Mart, meet George F. Babbitt, the hoch-gecelebrated Zenith real-estate king.
  • A long letter from Leora, hinting that she might not be able to return to Zenith, left him the more lonely.
  • Next morning he offered to find a job for him, but Martin refused and left Zenith by the northbound train at noon.
  • Well, we must try and get you into Zenith General for your internship, a year from now, and make you able to support her properly.
  • All South Zenith was agitated by the glare on the low-hung clouds, the smell of scorched timber, the infernal bells of charging fire-apparatus.
  • He did, during the period of Martin’s internship in Zenith General, a thing more preposterous than any of the superstitions at which he scoffed.
  • He saw that out of the seven members of the Board of Regents, the four who lived in or near Zenith were present.
  • It was at this time that he encountered Martin and Leora on the street in Zenith.
  • Either you do what I say, just exactly what I say, or Mart and I take the first train and go back to Zenith, and I mean it!
  • This ain’t Zenith, where you can go yelling around expecting to get things done in two minutes!
  • But Winnemac is Midwestern in its fields of corn and wheat, its red barns and silos, and, despite the immense antiquity of Zenith, many counties were not settled till 1860.
  • He would flee to her in Easter vacation; he would compel Tozer to support her while she studied stenography in Zenith; he would have her near him through the last year.
  • Martin was astonished by the familiarity; he remembered that she had once gone to a charity ball in Zenith but he had not known that she was so intimate with the peerage.
  • Skittering through a garage alley they came out on the mass of Zenith General Hospital, a block long, five stories of bleak windows with infrequent dim blotches of light.
  • The six interns in Zenith General, including Martin and Angus Duer, lived in a long dark room with six camp beds, and six bureaus fantastic with photographs and ties and undarned socks.
  • He remembered how often Madeline Fox had hinted that it would be a tasty thing to go to the Grand, Zenith’s most resplendent hotel, but that was the last time he thought of Madeline that evening.
  • She spoke familiarly of what were known as the Leaders of Zenith Society, the personages who appeared daily in the society columns of the Advocate-Times, the Cowxes and Van Antrims and Dodsworths.
  • In an equally silent tongue Mrs. Fox answered him, till the room was thick with their antagonism, while they seemed to be discussing the weather, the University, and the trolley service into Zenith.
  • It was Clif who had told Dean Silva that the celebrated pharmacologist, just back from Europe, was in Zenith for a few days and perhaps might accept an invitation— The dean had thanked Clif ardently.
  • He said goodby, with lamentations and considerable beer; he found a room for Leora nearer to the hospital; and he emerged as Martin L. Arrowsmith, M.D., house physician in the Zenith General Hospital.
  • He found for Leora a room on the frayed northern edge of Zenith, miles nearer Mohalis and the University than her hospital had been; a square white and blue room, with blotchy but shoulder-wise chairs.
  • Together they pointed out that for a person who felt his Zenith training had made him so "gosh-awful smart that he sticks up his nose at us poor hicks of dirt-farmers," Martin’s scarf was rather badly tied.
  • They concealed the ear of a cadaver in his nice, clean, new pocket handkerchief when he went to Sunday supper at the house of a girl cousin in Zenith…… At supper he produced the handkerchief with a flourish.
  • Zenith, with its saloons, was fifteen miles from Mohalis and the University of Winnemac; half an hour by the huge, roaring, steel interurban trolleys, and to Zenith the medical students went for their forays.
  • Zenith, with its saloons, was fifteen miles from Mohalis and the University of Winnemac; half an hour by the huge, roaring, steel interurban trolleys, and to Zenith the medical students went for their forays.
  • In Zenith he left his bag at the interurban trolley station and sought Clif, whom he found practicing eloquence over a beautiful pearl-gray motor hearse, in which a beer-fed undertaker was jovially interested.
  • They sent him, with anxiety over the cost, to a smart school near Zenith, where he met the sons of manufacturers and discovered a taste for fast motors and eccentric clothes, and no taste what ever for studying.
  • However much he scoffed, he was gratified when he was treated as a peer by Angus, who spent the summer as extern in the Zenith General Hospital, and who already had the unapproachable dignity of a successful young surgeon.
  • He had brought from Zenith his own Ochsner surgical case.
  • He felt helpless without the equipment of Zenith General, its nurses and Angus Duers sure advice.
  • Nautilus is to Zenith what Zenith is to Chicago.
  • Nautilus is to Zenith what Zenith is to Chicago.
  • With seventy thousand people, it is a smaller Zenith but no less brisk.
  • There is one large hotel to compare with the dozen in Zenith, but that one is as busy and standardized and frenziedly modern as its owner can make it.
  • Oh, Doctor, you went to Winnemac and had your internship in Zenith, didn’t you?
  • In medical school and Zenith General Hospital, Angus Duer had been efficient enough, but now he was ten times as self-assured.
  • Drinking steadily, only halfconscious of whither he was going, of what he desired to do, shamefully haunted by Leora and Clif and the swift hands of Gottlieb, he flitted from Zenith to the city of Sparta, across to Ohio, up into Michigan, west to Illinois.
  • Angus Duer and he had received appointments to Zenith General Hospital, where he would have an incomparable training, but Zenith General gave its interns, for the first year, nothing but board and room, and he had feared that he could not take the appointment.
  • Angus Duer and he had received appointments to Zenith General Hospital, where he would have an incomparable training, but Zenith General gave its interns, for the first year, nothing but board and room, and he had feared that he could not take the appointment.
  • The only authentic difference between Nautilus and Zenith is that in both cases all the streets look alike but in Nautilus they do not look alike for so many miles.
  • That was when I was in Zenith to address the national convention of Congregational Sunday-schools, I happen to be a Congregationalist myself, on ’The Morality of A1 Health.’
  • Like two little old people, absorbed in each other and diffidently exploring new, unwelcoming streets of the city where their alienated children live, Martin and Leora edged into the garnished magnificence of Benson, Hanley and Koch’s, the loftiest department store in Zenith.
  • Leora attended the Zenith University of Business Administration and Finance, which title indicated that it was a large and quite reasonably bad school for stenographers, bookkeepers, and such sons of Zenith brewers and politicians as were unable to enter even state universities.
  • Leora attended the Zenith University of Business Administration and Finance, which title indicated that it was a large and quite reasonably bad school for stenographers, bookkeepers, and such sons of Zenith brewers and politicians as were unable to enter even state universities.
  • Actually they were extremely small debauches; they rarely went beyond too much lager in the adjacent city of Zenith, or the smiles of a factory girl parading the sordid back avenues, but to Martin, with his pride in taut strength, his joy in a clear brain, they afterward seemed tragic.
  • It was not that he was sniffily superior to cornet solos, for in Elk Mills, Wheatsylvania, and surprisingly large portions of Zenith, cornet solos were done by the most virtuous females.
  • But in the bustle of leaving Zenith, the excitement of the journey to Wheatsylvania, the scramble of his state examinations, the dignity of being a Practicing Physician, he forgot Gottlieb, and on that Dakota prairie radiant in early June, with meadow larks on every fence post, he began his work.
  • Fudge parties, skating parties, sleighing parties, a literary party with the guest of honor a lady journalist who did the social page for the Zenith Advocate-Times—Madeline leaped into an orgy of jocund but extraordinarily tiring entertainments, and Martin obediently and smolderingly followed her.
  • They had been so little apart since he had first come on her, scrubbing a hospital room in Zenith.
  • It’s from the Zenith Advocate-Times, and it’s by Chum Frink, who, I think you’ll agree with me, ranks with Eddie Guest and Walt Mason as the greatest, as they certainly are the most popular, of all our poets, showing that you can bank every time on the literary taste of the American Public.
  • To Arrowsmith, intern in Zenith General Hospital with its out-patient clinic treating hundreds a day, the dressing of a hand had been less important than borrowing a match, but to Dr. Arrowsmith of Wheatsylvania it was a hectic operation, and the farmer a person remarkable and very charming.
  • He informed himself that he was a moron to make this long trip into Zenith twice in one day; he remembered that he was engaged to a girl called Madeline Fox; he worried the matter of unfaithfulness; he asserted that Leora Tozer was merely an imitation nurse who was as illiterate as a kitchen wench and as impertinent as a newsboy; he decided, several times he decided, to telephone her and free himself from the engagement.
  • …Tozer wept, and said that she hoped Ory had not, for certain reasons, HAD to be married— Bert said that if such was the case, he’d kill Martin— Ada Quist said that Ory could now see what came of pride and boasting about going off to her old Zenith— Mr. Tozer said that there was one good thing about it, anyway: Ory could see for herself that they couldn’t let her go back to nursing school and get into more difficulties— Martin from time to time offered remarks to the effect that he was…
  • He bellowed, while he belabored Martin’s back: "Well, well, well, well, well, well! Old Mart! Why, you old son of a gun! Why, you old son of a gun! Why, you damn’ old chickenthief! Say you skinny little runt, I’m a son of a gun if you look one day older’n when I saw you last in Zenith!" Martin was aware of the bright leering of the once humble reception-clerk.
  • There’s a—there’s a great friend of mine in Zenith that I want you to meet—"
  • Martin cried to Leora, "I feel as if all the Zenith dust and hospital lint were washed out of my lungs.
  • So Chum wrote this poem about me:" Zenith welcomes with high hurraw A friend in Almus Pickerbaugh, The two-fisted fightin’ poet doc Who stands for health like Gibraltar’s rock.

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  • He met her when her career was at its zenith.
  • ...and the sun passed the zenith and started down.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath

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