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  • She was fond of the other librarians; proud of their aspirations.
  • Our railway station is the final aspiration of architecture.
  • She had insisted that in the belated quest of these work-stained women was an aspiration which ought to stir her tears.
  • It was they who would carry out her aspiration.
  • What were her aspirations beside his capability?
  • He talked only of the obvious and tedious aspects; never of his aspirations in finance, nor of the mechanical principles of motors.
  • It is probable that the agitated citizen has within his circle at least one inarticulate rebel with aspirations as wayward as Carol’s.
  • She would make the dramatic association understand her aspiration.
  • Its conception of a community ideal is not the grand manner, the noble aspiration, the fine aristocratic pride, but cheap labor for the kitchen and rapid increase in the price of land.
  • III Vida had done her a service; had made all agonizing seem so fatuous that she ceased writhing and saw that her whole problem was simple as mutton: she was interested in Erik’s aspiration; interest gave her a hesitating fondness for him; and the future would take care of the eventů.
  • She patted his pillows, turned down his sheets, as she reflected: "But I have won in this: I’ve never excused my failures by sneering at my aspirations, by pretending to have gone beyond them.

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  • She gave lip service to the world: she went through the motions of complying with the regulations governing the behavior of teenaged girls from good families; she developed a halfway interest in clothes, boys, hairdos, gossip, and female aspirations; but she was uneasy all the time she was away from the security of those who she knew loved her.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • George’s white court-appointed attorney, a tax lawyer with political aspirations, called no witnesses.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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