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remnant
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The Fountainhead
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  • And Roark felt again a bewildered helplessness before unreality: there was no such person as Mr. Mundy; there were only the remnants, long dead, of the people who had inhabited the Randolph place; one could not plead with remnants or convince them.
  • And Roark felt again a bewildered helplessness before unreality: there was no such person as Mr. Mundy; there were only the remnants, long dead, of the people who had inhabited the Randolph place; one could not plead with remnants or convince them.
  • Even that is a remnant—of something.
  • The stones under his feet rose to the remnant of a corner; one side of it hid him from the street; there was nothing behind the other side but a sheer drop to the river.
  • The building had the skeleton of what Roark had designed, with the remnants of ten different breeds piled on the lovely symmetry of the bones.
  • Roark stood by the plunger, his hands in his pockets, looking at the remnants of Cortlandt.
  • He ordered every twisted remnant of foundations dug out to leave a clean hole in the earth.
  • She shuffled across the room, picked somebody’s unfinished drink off the floor, drank the remnant, walked out and came back with an assortment of expensive bottles.
  • She liked to wander about the room, to throw her gloves down among a litter of pencils, rubber erasers and rags, to put her small silver bag on a stained, discarded shirt, to snap open the catch of a diamond bracelet and drop it on a plate with the remnant of a sandwich, by an unfinished drawing.
  • In a kitchen, after dinner, a fat woman scraped the remnants off the dishes onto a sheet of newspaper; she never read the front page, only the installments of a love serial in the second section; she wrapped onion peelings and lamb-chop bones in a copy of the Banner.

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  • They are working to eliminate remnants of al-Qaeda in that area.
  • remnants of the ancient civilization

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