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used in The Fountainhead

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a person who lives in a particular place
  • When a Canadian village was cut off from the world by an avalanche, it was the Banner that sent a balloon to drop food and Bibles to the inhabitants.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (70% in)
  • ...order holding together a free, fantastic growth; straight lines and clean angles, space slashed with a knife, yet in a harmony of formation as delicate as the work of a jeweler; an incredible variety of shapes, each separate unit unrepeated, but leading inevitably to the next one and to the whole; so that the future inhabitants were to have, not a square cage out of a square pile of cages, but each a single house held to the other houses like a single crystal to the side of a rock.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (13% in)
  • So much better than to see it growing old and soot-stained, degraded by the family photographs, the dirty socks, the cocktail shakers and the grapefruit rinds of its inhabitants.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (67% in)
  • Once, in the lobby of his house, she saw a man stepping out of the elevator; she was shocked for a second; she had always felt as if he were the only inhabitant of that house.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (74% in)
  • He says nobody should be allowed to build anything anywhere until every inhabitant of the globe has a roof over his head...Well, what about the Patagonians?
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (61% in)

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