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used in The Fountainhead

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a social class consisting of those who must work for wages to support themselves
  • He said it without defiance, bitterness or proletarian arrogance; he said it as if it were a joke on him and—if one looked closely into his smile—on them.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (45% in)
  • The Council signed a declaration which stated that writers were servants of the proletariat—but the statement did not sound as simple as that; it was more involved and much longer.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (94% in)
  • Here they did not talk so much about the proletariat, but merely rebelled against the tyranny of reality and of the objective.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (96% in)
  • On the other hand I heard that some screwy bunch of cafeteria radicals called 'The New League of Proletarian Art' tried to enlist in support of Howard Roark—they said he was a victim of capitalism—when they should have known that Hopton Stoddard is their champion.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (46% in)
  • I always feel like a damn proletarian when I have to admit that I live in the city.
    3.2 — Part 3 Chapter 2 (37% in)
  • He's the one who's been a Yogi, then a vegetarian, then a Unitarian, then a nudist—and now he's gone to build a palace of the proletariat in Moscow.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (94% in)
  • And now I find that I regret the advantages I enjoyed in my former proletarian state.
    4.4 — Part 4 Chapter 4 (96% in)
  • Universal Harmony'—'Eternal Spirit'—'Divine Purpose'—'Nirvana'—'Paradise'—'Racial Supremacy'—'The Dictatorship of the Proletariat.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (62% in)
  • The individual held as evil, the mass—as God, No motive and no virtue permitted—except that of service to the proletariat.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (91% in)

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