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Atlas Shrugged
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  • -to conquer the world, was the way his voice sounded on his last sentence-and she marveled at the difference between that sound and the shameful, mawkish tone, half-whine, half-threat, the tone of beggar and thug combined, which the men of their century had given to the word "need."

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  • The story has a hopelessly mawkish ending.
  • She is a well-paid writer or mawkish screenplays.

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