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  • "Hello, Peter Keating," said Ellsworth Monkton Toohey in his compelling, magical voice.
  • Truth—to the traditions of our Art, Love—for our fellow men whom we are to serve, Beauty—ah, Beauty is a compelling goddess to all artists, be it in the shape of a lovely woman or a building….
  • Sitting close to her, he turned and looked at her directly, his glance compelling like an open hint, hoping to make the silence significant between them.
  • "I have been thinking of you," she said softly, and stopped, then added, her voice flowing on in the same tone of compelling invitation, "because there’s a bit of a dirty job to be done at my house.

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  • The evidence is compelling.
  • A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey.
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