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  • My masters, the anonymous, the unselected.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He said that architecture was truly the greatest of the arts, because it was anonymous, as all greatness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was an anonymous moment; a few minutes ago, he had held a toothbrush in that hand; now he held a gun with the same casual indifference.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • An anonymous spectator in a group of the idle curious, he stood and watched the steam shovels biting the earth, breaking the way for future foundations.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The proper creative process is a slow, gradual, anonymous, collective one, in which each man collaborates with all the others and subordinates himself to the standards of the majority.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was the vague anxiety,' the impulse to glance around at every face, the fear of being recognized; it was a load of anonymous guilt, not toward any person, but the more frightening sense of guilt without a victim.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She stopped for red lights that hung in the air over crossings of anonymous streets in unknown suburbs, she turned corners, she passed other cars, and she was certain that no accident could happen to her tonight; her car was directed by remote control—one of those automatic rays she'd read about—was it a beacon or a radio beam?—and she only sat at the wheel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …to see that the three simple, massive ground floors are the solid bulk of our working classes which support all of society; that the rows of identical windows offering their panes to the sun are the souls of the common people, of the countless anonymous ones alike in the uniformity of brotherhood, reaching for the light; that the graceful pilasters rising from their firm base in the ground floors and bursting into the gay effervescence of their Corinthian capitals, are the flowers of…  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • an anonymous gift

  • brown anonymous houses

  • the author remained anonymous

  • anonymous bureaucrats in the Civil Service

  • ...agreed to acquaint him with it by an anonymous Letter...
    Austen, Jane  --  Love and Friendship

  • You will see that the two anonymous communications which I have received since arriving in New York yesterday are written in the same manner.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Yellow Crayon

  • Middens of anonymous trash.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road

  • Everything about the restaurant is anonymous and interchangeable.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark

  • I could see the magazine on the newsstands, and a lot of anonymous eyes looking at it,
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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