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a cherished desire
  • Thus a single man comes to represent, not a lone freak, but the multitude of all men together, to embody the reach of all aspirations in his own....
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (24% in)
  • From the pages of newspapers the face of Peter Keating looked upon the country, the handsome, wholesome, smiling face with the brilliant eyes and the dark curls; it headed columns of print about poverty, struggle, aspiration and unremitting toil that had won their reward; about the faith of a mother who had sacrificed everything to her boy's success; about the "Cinderella of Architecture.
    1.15 — Part 1 Chapter 15 (30% in)
  • The great aspiration of the human spirit toward the highest, the noblest, the best.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (93% in)
  • The aspiration and the fulfillment, both.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (68% in)
  • Kill his aspiration and his integrity.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (44% in)
  • Since the supreme ideal is beyond his grasp, he gives up eventually all ideals, all aspiration, all sense of his personal value.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (47% in)

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