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Atlas Shrugged
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  • She rang the bell and gave the orders, in her odd, lifeless, uncritical manner, a manner of meticulous compliance with his wishes while volunteering none of her own.
  • She heard a sparkling voice reciting, in the tone of a dryly meticulous bookkeeper, a report about financial transfers, bank accounts, income-tax returns, as if he were reading the dusty pages of a ledger-a ledger where every entry was made by means of offering his own blood as the collateral to be drained at any moment, at any slip of his bookkeeping pen.

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  • She is a meticulous researcher who takes pride in a thorough job.
  • She is meticulous in her bookkeeping and at the end of the year she can tell the IRS where every dollar was spent.

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