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used in The Fountainhead

8 uses
  • And the public reaction seems out of all proportion, but isn't.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (96% in)
  • It was a miniature Doric portico, every inch of it scaled down to the exact proportions decreed by the artists who had worn flowing Grecian tunics; between the marble perfection of the columns a revolving door sparkled with nickel plate, reflecting the streaks of automobiles flying past.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (2% in)
  • Her slender body seemed out of all scale in relation to a normal human body; its lines were so long, so fragile, so exaggerated that she looked like a stylized drawing of a woman and made the correct proportions of a normal being appear heavy and awkward beside her.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (82% in)
  • Miserable proportions....
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (23% in)
  • You've noted, I'm sure, the fine balance of its mass, the supreme perfection of its modest proportions—ah, yes, you know, the supreme in the modest—the delicate craftsmanship of detail?
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (57% in)
  • We have noted the gigantic proportions of religious edifices, the soaring lines, the horrible grotesques of monster-like gods, or, later, gargoyles.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (61% in)
  • Its proportions are inept.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (76% in)
  • It is a small building, but in its modest proportions it embodies all the grim simplicity of the new discipline and presents an invigorating example of the Grandeur of the Little.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (83% in)

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