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The Fountainhead
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  • He could not summon any apprehension over the activities of somebody named Gus Webb.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It preyed on his mind, with the bewildered feeling of apprehension which the thought of her always brought him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In his anger, apprehension, curiosity and flattered pleasure, his first conscious thought was gratitude to God that his mother was not at home.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He always made her uncomfortable in the house, with a vague feeling of apprehension, as if she were waiting to see him swing out suddenly and smash her coffee tables, her Chinese vases, her framed photographs.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Scarret frowned; he did not like the sight of Wynand being unable to control an emotion; it contradicted everything he knew of Wynand; it gave Scarret a funny feeling of apprehension, like the sight of a tiny crack in a solid wall; the crack could not possibly endanger the wall—except that it had no business being there.  (not reviewed by editor)

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