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  • No, what I fight in Zenith is standardization of thought, and, of course, the traditions of competition.
  • It was one of the differences between Thompson, the old-fashioned, lean Yankee, rugged, traditional, stage type of American business man, and Babbitt, the plump, smooth, efficient, up-to-the-minute and otherwise perfected modern.
  • The books were most of them Standard Sets, with the correct and traditional touch of dim blue, dim gold, and glossy calf-skin.
  • The fire was exactly correct and traditional; a small, quiet, steady fire, reflected by polished fire-irons.
  • Instantly all the indignations which had been dominating him and the spiritual dramas through which he had struggled became pallid and absurd before the ancient and overwhelming realities, the standard and traditional realities, of sickness and menacing death, the long night, and the thousand steadfast implications of married life.
  • ) His power was the greater because he was not hindered by scruples, by either the vice or the virtue of the older Puritan tradition.

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  • My family’s Thanksgiving tradition is to gather together and eat turkey.
  • I want to have a traditional wedding ceremony compete with bridesmaids and a white dress.

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