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thus
used in The Fountainhead

16 uses
  • Thus spoke Ellsworth M. Toohey in the pages of the New Frontiers.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (30% in)
  • Thus Keating achieved the position of chief designer for Francon & Heyer.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (48% in)
  • Thus the five designers were started on their task.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (73% in)
  • He felt dimly that she would take his hand, that she would lead him, that she would insist—and thus the decision would be made.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (91% in)
  • He had to beat that man; nothing else mattered; there was no Peter Keating, there was only a suction chamber, like the kind of tropical plant he'd heard about, a plant that drew an insect into its vacuum and sucked it dry and thus acquired its own substance.
    1.14 — Part 1 Chapter 14 (19% in)
  • 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)
  • ...and thus, my friends, what the architectural profession lacks is an understanding of its own social importance.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (49% in)
  • Your own conscience, conveniently personified in the body of another person and attending to your concern for the less fortunate of this world, thus leaving you free not to attend to.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (31% in)
  • And thus the intrinsic significance of our craft lies in the philosophical fact that we deal in nothing.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (91% in)
  • Thus it is only the crass layman who thinks that we put up stone walls.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (92% in)
  • Thus it is clear that the architect is more than a bricklayer—since the fact of bricks is a secondary illusion anyway.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (93% in)
  • Thus "One Small Voice" came into existence.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (80% in)
  • Instead of the soaring lines reaching for heaven, demanded by the very nature of a temple, as a symbol of man's quest for something higher than his little ego, this building is flauntingly horizontal, its belly in the mud, thus declaring its allegiance to the carnal, glorifying the gross pleasures of the flesh above those of the spirit.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (6% in)
  • Thus he reached the age of fifty-one, and a day when nothing of consequence happened to him, yet the evening found him without desire to take a step farther.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (91% in)
  • Under the old system of exploitation, the most useful social elements—the workers—were never permitted to realize their importance; their practical functions were kept hidden and disguised; thus a master had his servants dressed up in fancy gold-braided livery.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (81% in)
  • It was an air of inanities uttered as revelations and insolently demanding acceptance as such; an air, not of innocent presumption, but of conscious effrontery; as if the author knew the nature of his work and boasted of his power to make it appear sublime in the minds of his audience and thus destroy the capacity for the sublime within them.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (60% in)

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