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used in Atlas Shrugged

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to set free — as from prison, political oppression, persecution, expectations...
  • We did not know whether we'd live to see the liberation of the world or whether we'd have to leave our battle and our secret to the next generations.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (93% in)
  • We will liberate our culture from the stranglehold of the profit-chasers.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (59% in)
  • ...the enormous conglomerations of steel, fuel and effort-she thought of the current flowing from this structure, lifting ounces, pounds, tons of strain from the shoulders of those who would make it or use it, adding hours, days and years of liberated time to their lives, be it an extra moment to lift one's head from one's task and glance at the sunlight, or an extra pack of cigarettes bought with the money saved from one's electric bill, or an hour cut from the workday of every factory...
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (56% in)
  • ...proud," Dr. Robert Stadler read-into the microphone and into the attentive silence of a nation, "that my years of work in the service of science have brought me the honor of placing into the hands of our great leader, Mr. Thompson, a new instrument with an incalculable potential for a civilizing and liberating influence upon the mind of man...... " The sky had the stagnant breath of a furnace and the streets of New York were like pipes running, not with air and light, but with melted dust.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (34% in)
  • And yet-he thought —through all the generations of political extortion, it was not the looting bureaucrats who had taken the blame, but the chained industrialists, not the men who peddled legal favors, but the men who were forced to buy them; and through all those generations of crusades against corruption, the remedy had always been, not the liberating of the victims, but the granting of wider powers for extortion to the extortionists.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (45% in)
  • She wondered dimly why she should feel so glad that he had found liberation, so certain that he was right, and yet refuse herself the same deliverance.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (2% in)

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