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  • It’s a most ingenious plan.
  • And when he had to hear it, he did not mind the comments on "the masterful blending of the modern with the traditional" in its facade; but when they spoke of the plan—and they spoke so much of the plan—when he heard about "the brilliant skill and simplicity…the clean, ruthless efficiency…the ingenious economy of space…" when he heard it and thought of…He did not think it.
  • There were not many occasions when one could give publicity to an architect, and buildings had little news value, but the Banner managed to throw Roark’s name at the public under every kind of ingenious pretext.
  • Keating’s drawings of the "most beautiful skyscraper on earth" were reproduced in the papers, with the words of the award underneath: "…for the brilliant skill and simplicity of its plan…for its clean, ruthless efficiency…for its ingenious economy of space…for the masterful blending of the modern with the traditional in Art…to Francon & Heyer and Peter Keating…" Keating appeared in newsreels, shaking hands with Mr. Shupe and Mr. Slotnick, and the subtitle announced what these two…

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  • It was an ingenious solution to the problem—as reliable as it was easy.
  • The first person to put wheels on a suitcase had an ingenious idea.

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