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The Fountainhead
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  • Personal love is an act of discrimination, of preference.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I don't suggest that as a rule except to the discriminating.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We call the attention of the discriminating to the new Melton Building by Francon & Heyer.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The discriminating will see the social significance eloquent in the forms of this new architecture.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In the opinion of this column his sentence should have been commuted in recognition of his artistic discrimination.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His affection was golden, smooth and even, like a great expanse of sand; there was no wind of discrimination to raise dunes; the sands lay still and the sun stood high.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …Those gifted with discrimination will be able to hear the message which Peter Keating addresses to us in the shape of the Cosmo-Slotnick Building, 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…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One day, he saw a lady waiting in a carriage at the curb; he knew she was a lady—his judgment on such matters was more acute than the discrimination of the Social Register; she was reading a book.  (not reviewed by editor)

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