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habitual
used in Atlas Shrugged

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done regularly
  • Dominating the concourse, but ignored by the travelers as a habitual sight, stood a statue of Nathaniel Taggart, the founder of the railroad.
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (77% in)
  • Holding himself erect, his tall figure moving with the unstressed, unhurried confidence of habitual authority, the white of a fine handkerchief in the breast pocket of his black dinner jacket, he walked slowly down the stairs to the drawing room, looking-to the satisfaction of the dowagers who watched him-like the perfect figure of a great industrialist.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (13% in)
  • She glanced around her and thought, in habitual professional calculation, how wonderful it was that one could buy so much for a dime.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (26% in)
  • Rearden hung up the telephone receiver, with a frown of worry, not about the problem of fuel and the end of the California oil fieldsdisasters of this kind had become habitual-but about the fact that the Washington planners found it necessary to placate him.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (33% in)
  • But they went to their usual posts and went on with their habitual routine, pulling levers, pressing buttons, feeding leather into automatic cutters, piling boxes on a moving belt, wondering, as the hours went by, why they did not catch sight of the foreman, or the superintendent, or the general manager, or the company president.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (17% in)

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