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tradition
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • It was a tradition of the family that the man to disgrace them would be the heir who died, leaving the d’Anconia fortune no greater than he had received it.
  • It was a tradition of your family that a d’Anconia always left a fortune greater than the one he received.
  • They talked about tradition, the president had always been the eldest son of the Taggart family; they elected James Taggart in the same manner as they refused to walk under a ladder, to propitiate the same kind of fear.
  • He remained standing behind his desk, in a manner suggesting the civilized tradition of a business office.
  • For a man who has more centuries of tradition behind him than I have, it’s odd that Francisco should be the first to break our own tradition.
  • For a man who has more centuries of tradition behind him than I have, it’s odd that Francisco should be the first to break our own tradition.
  • Wesley Mouch came from a family that had known neither poverty nor wealth nor distinction for many generations; it had clung, however, to a tradition of its own: that of being college-bred and, therefore, of despising men who were in business.
  • A stage set of pasteboard walls had been erected in a corner of the vast, dim space, representing a stiffly traditional suggestion of a cross between a stately drawing room and a modest study.

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  • My family’s Thanksgiving tradition is to gather together and eat turkey.
  • I want to have a traditional wedding ceremony compete with bridesmaids and a white dress.

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