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capitol
used in The Fountainhead

10 uses
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Definition
the main building (or buildings) of government
  • He built a great many memorials and capitols.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (7% in)
  • He felt, however, that he had to attend this time, because the occasion was to be in honor of the completion of one more capitol by Ralston Holcombe in some state or another.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (11% in)
  • A scale model of the new state capitol stood displayed on a pedestal in the middle of the room, ablaze with tiny electric bulbs.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (13% in)
  • Keating expressed his admiration for the capitol and escaped to examine the model.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (19% in)
  • "Entre nous," said Francon, winking at the model of the capitol, "it's a holy mess, isn't it?"
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (22% in)
  • But really that capitol of Holcombe's is much worse in all those very things that you blasted us for.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (32% in)
  • Besides, I'm not even supposed to write about capitols.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (33% in)
  • Because that capitol of his is so awful that to pan it would have been an anticlimax.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (33% in)
  • You know, I told Ralston tonight what I really thought of his capitol, but he wouldn't believe me.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (45% in)
  • Ralston Holcombe was magnificent as a state capitol, and Gordon L. Prescott was very masculine as a grain elevator.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (17% in)

There are no more uses of "capitol" in The Fountainhead.

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