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  • I’m thrilled with the success, but miss my anonymity.
  • It was evident that they detested anonymity.
    London, Jack  --  Martin Eden
  • THIRTY-FIVE MASSIVE BASKETS SAT IN the office, filled with what must have been tens of thousands of entries, all left in their envelopes to protect the gentlemen’s anonymity.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • I normally have a thing about enclosed spaces, but if there is one place in the city where I’d expect the safety of anonymity, it’s Carnegie Hall for a classical concert.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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  • I got rid of anonymity.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • But our jailers are generally granted near-total anonymity, like the cartoon executioner who wears a hood to conceal his identity.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • The relative anonymity of these kids seemed to aggravate their plight and their despair.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Automatically as I travel on the tug with my brother-in-law, a pilot in the harbour, I sing "the lights in the harbour don’t shine for me ." but I love it here, skimming out into the night anonymous among the lazy commerce, my nieces dancing on the breakwater as they wait, the lovely swallowing of thick night air as it carves around my brain, blunt, cleaning itself with nothing but this anonymity, with the magic words.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • "They have to protect their anonymity," Sam says.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • They would wait their turn without complaint, hoping to appear before the court in anonymity after the press had packed up and left.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client

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  • The anonymity is nice.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • The hole had the dark anonymity of the confessional, and a soul on the verge of death had no time for lies.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Though the walk home took forever, I don’t remember much about it except a certain gray, cold, rain-shrouded mood on Madison Avenue—umbrellas bobbing, the crowds on the sidewalk flowing silently downtown, a sense of huddled anonymity like old black and white photos I’d seen of bank crashes and bread lines in the 1930s.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • But if he hide in anonymity I must know why.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • The anonymity doesn’t go very far, Idris knows.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Still, she found some comfort in the anonymity that the burqa provided.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • I TURNED THIRTEEN that summer of 1976, Afghanistan’s next to last summer of peace and anonymity.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • It was an immaculate anonymity.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Lacy nodded, afraid that even the sound of her voice would ruin her anonymity.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • From time to time promising features would appear on the distant horizon—ravines, maybe mountains, maybe even cities—but as they approached the lines would soften and blur into anonymity and nothing would transpire.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • He came out from the anonymity of the crowd and spoke to the people.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • Please remember that we still have our anonymity to protect here, and keep your guard from hunting in this region.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Given my black face and upbringing it was easy for me to flee into the anonymity of blackness, yet I felt frustrated to live in a world that considers the color of your face an immediate political statement whether you like it or not.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • The fog wasn’t simply the steamy vapors off the bay caught and penned in by hills, but a soft breath of anonymity that shrouded and cushioned the bashful traveler.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • And, like most shy men, he satisfied his normal needs in the anonymity of the prostitute.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • This is one way we ensure anonymity.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • They could not meet in their offices or in their homes, only in the crowded anonymity of a city, in his suite at the Wayne Falkland Hotel.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The anonymity and alienation of big-city life makes people hard and unfeeling.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Sometimes I wish we could sink back into anonymity among the people, become less exposed to .
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • A man will reveal himself in the dark, which gives an illusion of anonymity, more than he will in the bright light.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • Mostly we are nomads here who enjoy the day as well as the night, who allow humans to interact with us unsuspectingly — anonymity is important to us all.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • All the most strenuous efforts on the part of my spies have failed to discover who he is; whilst the others are the hands, he is the head, who beneath this strange anonymity calmly works at the destruction of France.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • That could prove fatal for Eragon, whose greatest defense was the cloak of anonymity.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • Doesn’t she have seven more months of anonymity?
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • On the same day, April 9, word reached the Winged Arrow that Ira’s days of anonymity were over.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • It was a fine feeling once they were above the cowbells of the highest pastures—Dick looked forward to the night in the shack, enjoying his own fatigue, enjoying the captaincy of the guide, feeling a delight in his own anonymity.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • I continued with the way of life which I had adopted, still hugging the aimlessness and the anonymity about me like a blanket.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • Although she was the ninth of eleven children and lived on a ridge of red Alabama clay seven miles from the nearest road, the complete indifference with which a rusty nail was met when it punched clear through her foot during her second year of life saved Pauline Williams from total anonymity.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • Whatever anonymity I’d enjoyed so far this summer had been based on everyone from Wish not being from my school and therefore not knowing anything about me.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • We drove through a warehouse district, more deserted streets, a bleakness and anonymity that registered in the mind as a ghostly longing for something that was far beyond retrieval.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Smith liked the anonymity.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • But how could he tell her about the refugee camps, that endless string of filthy crowded places he and Aniel had drifted through in the early years of their lives, unknown and unwanted in a terrible kind of anonymity?
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • Hindsight now made that anonymity seem quite dangerous to the country.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Of course she had written my name on her scroll, I knew that, yet hearing her say it aloud tore away a comforting pretense of anonymity.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  The Thief
  • It was not anybody’s room, and the faintscent of cheap cosmetics and the few feminine objects and the other evidences of crude and hopeless efforts to feminise itbut added to its anonymity, givingit that dead and stereotyped transience of rooms in assignation houses.
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • Even in the anonymity of the chad or I felt naked on the streets of Tehran as I walked back to the apartment.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Thus the tales are both pitiless and terrorless—suffused with the joy of a transcendent anonymity regarding itself in all of the self-centered, battling egos that are born and die in time.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • His stench belied the silence or anonymity of his approach.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • But he feared the old method: a note slipped under the door by an unknown hand could be effective, not only because it guaranteed the double anonymity of sender and receiver, but because its time-honored ancestry permitted one to attribute to it some kind of metaphysical connection to the designs of Divine Providence.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • It occurs to me that maybe he likes playing next to a tunnel because of the anonymity it provides, and because the noise drowns out the mistakes.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
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