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on the other hand
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The Fountainhead
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  • But, on the other hand, Guy Francon offered me a job with him some time ago.
  • On the other hand, an opening with Francon—Guy Francon himself offering it!
  • But then, on the other hand, I’m paying you by the hour, so it’s quite all right if you stretch your time a little, if you want to make more out of it.
  • On the other hand, I can give you many excellent ones for going.
  • "On the other hand, do you know Mr. Fleming?" he asked.
  • Then he said, Wait a minute, and he read it again, he looked up, very puzzled, but not angry at all, and he said, if you read it one way…but on the other hand
  • On the other hand, dialectic materialism…
  • But on the other hand, I think it was damn selfish of the man.
  • On the other hand I heard that some screwy bunch of cafeteria radicals called ’The New League of Proletarian Art’ tried to enlist in support of Howard Roark—they said he was a victim of capitalism—when they should have known that Hopton Stoddard is their champion.
  • While, on the other hand, Miss Francon…" He winced.
  • "Lansing says…but on the other hand, Thorpe tells me…"Talbot’s putting up a swank hotel on Fifth up in the sixties—and he’s got Francon & Keating."
  • …and I wouldn’t know what to say against it, I don’t know where you’re wrong, but it doesn’t sound right to me, because Ellsworth Toohey—now don’t misunderstand me, I don’t agree with Toohey’s political views at all, I know he’s a radical, but on the other hand you’ve got to admit that he’s a great idealist with a heart as big as a house—well, Ellsworth Toohey said…" These were the millionaires, the bankers, the industrialists, the businessmen who could not understand why the world was…

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  • Change can be hard to deal with. On the other hand, it often brings opportunity.
  • I think she’s pushy. On the other hand, my boyfriend describes her as assertive.

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