The dinner was served by a silent figure in a white jacket, the only other inhabitant of the house, an elderly Indian with a stony face and a courteous manner.
The inhabitants of New York had never had to be aware of the weather.
While it was true that such areas offered little economic incentive at present, a public-spirited railroad, it was said, would undertake to provide transportation for the struggling inhabitants, since the prime purpose of a railroad was public service, not profit.
…left in existence, that he would have liked a job in the research laboratory of some big industrial concern-"But which one of them can afford to undertake any long-range work nowadays, and why should they?"-so when the Utah Institute of Technology was closed for lack of funds, he had remained there as night watchman and sole inhabitant of the place; the salary was sufficient to pay for his needs-and the Institute’s laboratory was there, intact, for his own private, undisturbed use.
Well, one of them is a professor of economics who couldn’t get a job outside, because he taught that you can’t consume more than you have produced-one is a professor of history who couldn’t get a job because he taught that the inhabitants of slums were not the men who made this country-and one is a professor of psychology who couldn’t get a job because he taught that men are capable of thinking.
The shaft of red smoke that shot to the sky on the night of January 22 and stood abnormally still for a while, like a solemn memorial obelisk, then wavered and swept back and forth across the sky, like a searchlight sending some undecipherable message, then went out as abruptly as it had come, marked the end of Rearden Steel-but the inhabitants of the area did not know it.
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What will traffic be like if the city has twice as many inhabitants?
The inhabitants of the village were very friendly.