It was not as if the draftsman had sat over them, pondering laboriously, piecing together doors, windows and columns, as his whim dictated and as the books prescribed.
# Roark stood at a table in the drafting room of Francon & Heyer, a pencil in his hand, a strand of orange hair hanging down over his face, the prescribed pearl-gray smock like a prison uniform on his body.
It was as if every dark mass exercised a suction like the pull of the planets in space, prescribing her orbit.
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The doctor prescribed an antibiotic for the infection.
The doctor wrote a prescription for an antibiotic.