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The Fountainhead
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  • Heller's cook had to endure the derisive glances of shopkeepers when she went on her errands.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Steven Mallory listened and looked as if he were enduring some special process of cruelty.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If I had the right to say it, I'd say that I couldn't have endured the waiting had I known that you'd look as you do.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She learned to accept self-torture as an endurance test, urged on by the curiosity to discover how much she could endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was thirty-nine years old then, short, stocky, unkempt; he worked like a dog, missed his sleep and meals, drank seldom but then brutally, called his clients unprintable names, laughed at hatred and fanned it deliberately, behaved like a feudal lord and a longshoreman, and lived in a passionate tension that stung men in any room he entered, a fire neither they nor he could endure much longer.  (not reviewed by editor)

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