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used in The Fountainhead

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praise, glorify, or honor


fill with extreme happiness
  • It was a joyous place, with the joy of exaltation that must be quiet.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (81% in)
  • The emotions it suggests are of a different nature: arrogance, audacity, defiance, self-exaltation.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (7% in)
  • He made two minor suggestions: he found, in the Banner's morgue, the photograph of Roark at the opening of the Enright House, the photograph of a man's face in a moment of exaltation, and he had it printed in the Banner, over the caption: "Are you happy, Mr. Superman?"
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (24% in)
  • A temple is a place where man is to experience exaltation.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (90% in)
  • He thought that exaltation comes from the consciousness of being guiltless, of seeing the truth and achieving it, of living up to one's highest possibility, of knowing no shame and having no cause for shame, of being able to stand naked in full sunlight.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (90% in)
  • He thought that exaltation means joy and that joy is man's birthright.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (90% in)
  • That is what Howard Roark thought of man and of exaltation.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (91% in)
  • Ellsworth Toohey said that the essence of exaltation was to be scared out of your wits, to fall down and to grovel.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (91% in)
  • The naked marble body, its head thrown back in exaltation, made the room look like a place that did not exist any longer: like the Stoddard Temple.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (95% in)
  • Everything about you in that statue is the theme of exaltation.
    3.3 — Part 3 Chapter 3 (51% in)
  • I mean the person who loves your beauty and the women he sees in a subway—the kind that can't cross their knees and show flesh hanging publicly over their garters—with the same sense of exaltation.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (23% in)
  • So if you seek a glimpse of greatness, if you want exaltation, if you ask for God and refuse to accept the washing of wounds as substitute—you're called a hater of humanity, Mrs. Keating, because you've committed the crime of knowing a love humanity has not learned to deserve.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (34% in)
  • The sense of life as exaltation.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 (88% in)
  • Did you call it a sense of life as exaltation?
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 (97% in)
  • He stopped longer to look at one of Roark's pictures, the picture of exaltation captioned "Are you happy, Mr. Superman?
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (97% in)
  • When you confer honors you merely exalt yourself.
    4.3 — Part 4 Chapter 3 (29% in)

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