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The Fountainhead
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  • There’s always a redeeming feature.
  • I had no right to kneel and seek redemption.

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  • But this was pity—this complete awareness of a man without worth or hope, this sense of finality, of the not to be redeemed.
  • He saw a way to redeem Wynand’s name.
  • …and the things which had been precious, surrendered to the sight of all, to the pawing and the bargaining, trash to the indifferent eyes of strangers, the equality of a junk heap, typewriters and violins—the tools of dreams, old photographs and wedding rings—the tags of love, together with soiled trousers, coffee pots, ash trays, pornographic plaster figures; the refuse of despair, pledged, not sold, not cut off in clean finality, but hocked to a stillborn hope, never to be redeemed.

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as in: its main redeeming quality is... Define
to make up for something bad; or to save
as in: redeem the coupon Define
to exchange something such as a coupon or voucher for something of value
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