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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Her mouth was a tight little crescent, the petulant mouth of a child demanding adulation-on the spreading, pallid face of a woman past fifty.
  • "I think," said the pallid man with the mustache, his voice unexpectedly confident, "that we should now hear from Miss Taggart."
  • The storekeeper was a fat, pallid woman who moved with effort, but seemed indifferent to her own discomfort.
  • "In my opinion," said a thin, pallid man with a neat mustache, "the Rio Norte Line seems to have become a financial burden which the company might not be able to carry-that is, not unless certain readjustments are made, which-" He did not finish, but glanced at Mr. Weatherby.
  • Oh, I wouldn’t worry about Chick Morrison," said the pallid man with the mustache.
  • At the end of the platform, a pallid, plumpish man stood saying to a crying woman, "That’s how it’s always been in this world.
  • "The rail of the Rio Norte Line," said the pallid man with the mustache, "is unmatched anywhere in the country and could not now be purchased at any price.

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  • On either side stand people, dark, calling out the numbers of the brigades, the battalions. And at each call a little group separates itself off, a small handful of dirty, pallid soldiers, a dreadfully small handful, and a dreadfully small remnant.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • I don’t expect her to answer, but to my surprise, she unbuttons her uniform jacket and pulls up the shirt beneath to reveal a stretch of pallid skin.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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