- And it's because Zenith has so large a proportion of such men that it's the most stable, the greatest of our cities.Chapter 14 (57% in)
- The wide hall is so generous in its proportions that it made a perfect ballroom, its hardwood floor reflecting the charming pageant above its polished surface.Chapter 2 (81% in)
- You boys can talk about your zip, but jus' lemme murmur that old Galop has the largest proportion of home-owning citizens in the state; and when folks own their homes, they ain't starting labor-troubles, and they're raising kids instead of raising hell!Chapter 13 (47% in)
- " 'But it's here in Zenith, the home for manly men and womanly women and bright kids, that you find the largest proportion of these Regular Guys, and that's what sets it in a class by itself; that's why Zenith will be remembered in history as having set the pace for a civilization that shall endure when the old time-killing ways are gone forever and the day of earnest efficient endeavor shall have dawned all round the world!Chapter 14 (62% in)
There are no more uses of "proportion" in Babbitt.
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