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Babbitt
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  • They seem to lack all power of looking at things impersonally.
  • CHAPTER II RELIEVED of Babbitt’s bumbling and the soft grunts with which his wife expressed the sympathy she was too experienced to feel and much too experienced not to show, their bedroom settled instantly into impersonality.
  • He searched for a topic which would warm her office impersonality into friendliness.
  • She was so impersonal, this slight, pale, industrious Swede, that it was vulgar to think of her as going to an ordinary home to eat hash.
  • But his pity was impersonal, and he was wondering, "Wouldn’t it maybe be a good thing if—Not a divorce and all that, o’ course, but kind of a little more independence?"
  • But Babbitt—the curst discontent was torturing him again, and heavily, in the impersonal darkness, he pondered, "I don’t—We’re all so flip and think we’re so smart.

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  • Reverend Moorehead, instead of asking an impersonal blessing, seized the opportunity to advise the Lord of Jem’s and her misdeeds.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • No one saves an e-mail, because it’s so inherently impersonal.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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