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specimen
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
a sample regarded as typical of its class; or a bit of tissue, blood, or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
  • Then she remembered the old man at the cigar stand of the Taggart Terminal, and smiled, thinking that this was a specimen for his collection.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (92% in)
  • Any new specimens?
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (88% in)
  • Give the benefit of the doubt to those who seek to know; but treat as potential killers those specimens of insolent depravity who make demands upon you, announcing that they have and seek no reasons, proclaiming, as a license, that they 'just feel if —or those who reject an irrefutable argument by saying: 'It's only logic' which means: 'It's only reality.'
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (85% in)

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