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  • I was prominently connected, at various times, with enterprises manufacturing surgical appliances, paper containers, men's hats and vacuum cleaners.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (51% in)
  • His face was cut by prominent cheekbones and by a few sharp lines; they were not the lines of age, he had always had them: this had made him look old at twenty, and young now, at forty-five.
    1.2 Part 1 Chapter 2 — The Chain (10% in)
  • His mouth was the one part of him which he could not pull tight at any time; it was uncomfortably prominent in his lean face, attracting the eyes of any listener: when he spoke, the movement ran through his lower lip, twisting its moist flesh into extraneous contortions of its own.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (39% in)
  • A few people stood in clusters on the half-deserted platform; animated conversations seemed to be going on, and newspapers were more prominently in evidence than usual.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (92% in)
  • A group of seats at the side of the courtroom was reserved for the prominent visitors who had come from New York to witness the trial.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (48% in)
  • There will be, I think, a few old-fashioned bastards here and there who'll refuse to sign-but they won't be prominent enough to make a noise, nobody will hear about it, their own communities and friends will turn against them for their being selfish, so it won't give us any trouble.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (46% in)
  • It's supposed to be disastrous for public morale, if any prominent person quits, and Jim doesn't want them to know that he's got a deserter right in his own family...... But that's not all.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (3% in)
  • The wording of the paragraph suggested that her disappearance had been a prominent public issue, not yet dropped.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (36% in)
  • He's got a radio program where he interviews prominent public figures, it's a national hookup, he has a large following, he reaches over twenty million people.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (61% in)
  • She had been placed at a table prominent enough to display her to the assembly, but obscure enough to keep her out of the line of Galt's sight, along with those who had incurred Galt's disfavor: with Dr. Ferris and Eugene Lawson.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (91% in)
  • The camera was roving over the ballroom, flashing to the screen and to the country the faces of the prominent guests, the faces of the tensely watchful leaders and-once in a while-the face of John Galt.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (96% in)

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