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Atlas Shrugged
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  • The houses stood like men in unpressed suits, who had lost the desire to stand straight: the cornices were like sagging shoulders, the crooked porch steps like torn hem lines, the broken windows like patches, mended with clapboard.
  • On the steps of the pedestal, under the statue of the austere, exultant figure, a ragged bum sat slumped in passive resignation, like a wing-plucked bird with no place to go, resting on any chance cornice.

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  • It is inscribed on the school building’s cornice.
  • adobe-colored concrete trimmed with a red brick cornice

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