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Atlas Shrugged
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  • He said it smiling, but only half-jesting; some quality in his voice made the name of the railroad sound as it would have sounded in the days of Nat Taggart, as a sonorous title of honor.
  • "Mr. Thompson," said Dr. Ferris sonorously, as they approached, "may I present Dr. Robert Stadler?"
  • …were built in the squares of New York for the day of the speech, and came to rasping life once an hour, in time with the ringing of distant clocks, to send over the worn rattle of the traffic, over the heads of the shabby crowds, the sonorous, mechanical cry of an alarm-toned voice: "Listen to Mr. Thompson’s report on the world crisis, November 22!"-a cry rolling through the frosted air and vanishing among the foggy roof tops, under the blank page of a calendar that bore no date.

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  • The candidate discussed weighty matters in rich, sonorous tones.
  • I prefer traditional sonorous chords to the dissonant chords with which she likes to experiment.

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