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The Fountainhead
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  • He knew that she was trying to recognize him and everything he implied.
  • She knew that she wanted to keep the feeling of his body, the traces of his body on hers, knowing also what such a desire implied.
  • Keating made it known, with an air of naive confidence which implied that he was only a tool, no more than Tim’s pencil or T-square, that his help enhanced Tim’s importance rather than diminished it and, therefore, he did not wish to conceal it.
  • When Roark tried to get a commission, he was rejected in a manner implying that if he had no more sense than that, politeness would be a wasted effort.
  • Forgive me for implying any weakness in you.
  • He had made himself forget her and everything she implied.
  • His manner implied a self-evident necessity, as if his reason were known to her and there could be nothing improper in this behavior.
  • That he should learn something about himself, about his buildings, from this man who had seen it and known it before he knew it, that this man should say it with that air of tolerant confidence implying full understanding—removed Roark’s doubts.
  • It means you understood what the Wynand Building implies.
  • They imply dependence.
  • The leaves moved against the sky, implying sun and summer and an inexhaustible earth to be used.
  • Their silence had always implied that Mallory understood, that Roark knew it, and that it was not to be discussed.
  • The tan of his skin implied a month of days such as this.
  • Others were subtler; they merely stalked about and looked at Wynand slyly, almost winking, implying that they were fellow criminals tied together in a dirty deal.
  • But he felt a tremendous respect for Ellsworth Toohey, because Toohey represented the exact opposite of his own life; Toohey had no concern whatever for worldly wealth; by the mere fact of this contrast, he considered Toohey the personification of virtue; what this estimate implied in regard to his own life never quite occurred to him.

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  • She wouldn’t make a direct statement, but she implied that she supported our position.
  • She implied that she would vote with us.

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