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The Fountainhead
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  • He went to a shack he had rented in the hills of an obscure village.
  • The sharks had refused to sell these blocks to an obscure real-estate company; at the end of the campaign they surrendered and sold.
  • He found an obscure firm that accepted the commission, grudgingly and as a special favor to him.
  • Keating consoled him, cursed Francon, cursed the injustice of humanity, spent six dollars in a speak-easy, entertaining the secretary of an obscure architect of his acquaintance and arranged a new job for Tim Davis.
  • Our structures have the great advantage of obscurity and timidity.
  • There was an obscure contractor with a fat, expressionless face.
  • There were week ends when they left the city together and drove in her car to some obscure point on the coast.
  • Some of the men were famous, others obscure.
  • He held the post of vocational adviser at the university, he reviewed books, plays, art exhibitions, he wrote articles, gave a few lectures to small, obscure audiences.
  • His father had long since died, and Aunt Adeline had vanished into the obscure poverty of some small town; at the death of Catherine’s parents there was no one else to take care of her.
  • An obscure delicatessen owner got his shop smashed for advertising in the Banner.
  • He gave his readers the impression that there were no problems, no achievements, no reaches of thought beyond the common daily routine of people nameless in the past as they were in the present; that science had no goal and no expression beyond its influence on this routine; that merely by living through their own obscure days his readers were representing and achieving all the highest objectives of any civilization.

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  • The obscure battle is hardly mentioned in history books.
  • Nobody had seen the poem before, but an Internet search proved she had copied an obscure poem written in 1920.

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