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Atlas Shrugged
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founder
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Dominating the concourse, but ignored by the travelers as a habitual sight, stood a statue of Nathaniel Taggart, the founder of the railroad.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Just remember that the founder of that family was Nat Taggart, the most notoriously anti-social scoundrel that ever lived, who bled the country white to squeeze a fortune for himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Through all the generations that followed, Taggart Transcontinental was one of the few railroads that never went bankrupt and the only one whose controlling stock remained in the hands of the founder's descendants.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Act as a rational being and aim at becoming a rallying point for all those who are starved for a voice of integrity-act on your rational values, whether alone in the midst of your enemies, or with a few of your chosen friends, or as the founder of a modest community on the frontier of mankind's rebirth.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • The project foundered

  • The ship foundered in the storm.

  • Come with me to Founder`s Hall.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom

  • Good, yes, but Otrera is the founder of the Amazons.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune

  • And so was the founder of the Daily Gleaner [Jamaica`s major newspaper].
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
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