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Atlas Shrugged
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  • In the anteroom, the clerks of James Taggart’s personal staff were switching off the lights, getting ready to leave for the day.
  • James Taggart crossed the anteroom of Dagny’s office, still holding the kind of confidence he had felt among his companions at the barroom half an hour ago.
  • The rest of her staff had gone, when she entered the anteroom of her office, but Eddie Willers was still there, waiting for her.
  • She knew, the moment she entered the anteroom of her office, that something had happened.
  • When Mr. Ward had gone, Rearden came out into the anteroom.
  • She ran through the dark anteroom, she threw the door open and looked out.
  • The anteroom of the office was full.
  • When she glanced at the clock on the wall of the anteroom, she caught the secretary glancing at it at the same time.
  • A single lamp was burning in a corner of the dimmed anteroom.
  • The anteroom of her office was dark, when he entered, except for the lighted glass cubbyhole of Eddie Willers.
  • She knew, crossing the anteroom, that the faces of her staff were turned to her, but they seemed to be many years away.
  • She went back to her office and, crossing the anteroom, signaled Eddie to follow her inside.
  • Then he saw the staff in the anteroom around him, and the blond head of Eddie Willers in the glass cubbyhole.
  • Now they call it the torture chamber or the anteroom-because everyone has to enter the valley through my house.
  • He came-all three of them came-I saw the two others in my anteroom and let them in.
  • She took a long time settling down in an armchair, arranging and rearranging her bag, her gloves, the folds of her dress, while droning, "It’s a fine thing when a mother has to wait in an anteroom and ask permission of a stenographer before she’s allowed to see her own son who-"
  • Rushing out of the room, in defiance of all the faces around him, he went running down the halls to the Operating Department and into the anteroom of the Operating Vice-President’s office.
  • The anxiety vanished when she entered the anteroom of Ken Danagger’s office: she had reached him, nothing had happened to prevent it, she felt safety, confidence and an enormous sense of relief.
  • The look on the faces of her staff, as she entered the anteroom, was the look of drowning persons at the sight of a lifeline.
  • Through the open door of his study, James Taggart had seen Cherryl cross the anteroom and walk out of the apartment.
  • The apartment was silent; a wedge of light cut across the anteroom from a door left half-open.
  • She met Jim in the anteroom.
  • No one had seen her come in; the anteroom of her office was empty; the great Taggart Building seemed unusually quiet.
  • She had been dimly aware of the usual sound of movement and voices in the anteroom of her office, as her staff had arrived to begin their day; she wondered why nobody had entered her office and why her telephone had remained silent; as a daily rule, there should have been a rush of business by this hour.

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  • He was searched again in the anteroom before entering her office.
  • She kept me waiting an hour in the anteroom for my long-scheduled ten minute appointment.

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