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The Fountainhead
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  • The white marbles, which are derived from the recrystallization of limestone, the onyx marbles which are chemical deposits of calcium carbonate, and the green marbles which consist mainly of hydrous magnesium silicate or serpentine.
  • He derived no pleasure from personal publicity; it was merely a matter of policy to which he submitted.
  • He knows himself to be dishonest, but others think he’s honest and he derives his self-respect from that, second-hand.
  • "A building creates its own beauty, and its ornament is derived from the rules of its theme and its structure," Cameron had said.
  • It was an expression of sensual pleasure derived from agony—the agony of his victim or his own, or both.
  • The creation, not the benefits others derived from it.

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  • She likes to win, but she doesn’t derive pleasure from watching others lose.
  • I derive pleasure from my work.

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