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  • Since buildings are an indispensable part of life, it follows that architecture must change constantly.
  • He looked as if he did not know that they took his public immolation as their rightful due, that they considered their presence as the indispensable seal of sacrament upon the occasion, that of all the hundreds he and his bride were the only ones to whom the performance was hideous.
  • He found now that the membership was small—and crucial; it included all his key men, not the big executives, but the rank below, expertly chosen, the active ones, the small, indispensable spark plugs: the best leg men, the general assignment men, the rewrite men, the assistant editors.

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  • Then a big pot was brought out as we raced to retrieve our indispensable spoons and bowls.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • In fourteen years in Bluffton he had sired two sons and managed to worm his way so completely into Bennington’s life and make himself so indispensable that he sometimes seemed like Bennington’s third leg.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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