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  • Did the author mention multiple companies primarily to demonstrate diversity of solutions or to show that interest in the industry is widespread?
  • The second paragraph is primarily concerned with showing how the colleges are different.
  • The first stage is primarily physical; the second, primarily emotional; the third, primarily mental.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • The first stage is primarily physical; the second, primarily emotional; the third, primarily mental.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent

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  • The first stage is primarily physical; the second, primarily emotional; the third, primarily mental.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • I describe all this as it took place, primarily to recall it to your mind and secondly to show you that not the slightest detail has escaped my recollection.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • And the celebrated doctor expounded his plan of treatment with Soden waters, a remedy obviously prescribed primarily on the ground that they could do no harm.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Gabriel resumed, primarily to gain the information, indirectly to get more of the music.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • In fact I consider you extremely dangerous, and if anything happens to our good Duchess we shall all look on you as being primarily responsible.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • He often said that he was "proud to be known as primarily a business man" and that he certainly was not going to "permit the old Satan to monopolize all the pep and punch."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt

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  • "That few in public affairs act from a meer view of the good of their country, whatever they may pretend; and, tho’ their actings bring real good to their country, yet men primarily considered that their own and their country’s interest was united, and did not act from a principle of benevolence.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Architecture is primarily a utilitarian conception, and the problem is to elevate the principle of pragmatism into the realm of esthetic abstraction.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Primarily, the pentacle is a pagan religious symbol.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The Swiss Guard "staging room" is located adjacent to the Corpo di Vigilanza barracks and is used primarily for planning the security surrounding papal appearances and public Vatican events.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • They’re primarily interested in wormsign.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • I mean it’s primarily a religious book.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • I desired to do this for my own satisfaction, and I had little hope that other people would be interested in this work, especially since it was primarily linguistic in inspiration and was begun in order to provide the necessary background of ’history’ for Elvish tongues.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • He had a favorite lecture: Do not work primarily for money; do your duty to patients first and let the money follow; our life is short, we don’t live twice; the whirlwind will pick up the leaves and spin them, but then it will drop them and they will form a pile.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • The one first entered is primarily a kitchen but contains a folding bed to be used by Blanche.
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Nor did he care to chance the loss of a manila envelope fat with photo-graphs-primarily of himself, and ranging in time from a pretty-little-boy portrait made when he was in the Merchant Marine (and on the back of which he had scribbled, "16 yrs.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Readers familiar with the Outside article may notice discrepancies between certain details (primarily matters of time) reported in the magazine and those in the book; the revisions reflect new information that has come to light since publication of the magazine piece.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • It was suicide, without guns it was suicide, and not even the pawnshops here had guns for sale; and yet I knew with a shattering dread that the uproar which for the moment marked primarily the crash of men against things-against stores, markets-could swiftly become the crash of men against men and with most of the guns and numbers on the other side.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • More angry with Jude for demeaning her by coming there than for dereliction of duty, she rated him primarily from that point of view, and only secondarily from a moral one.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • Snakewater is important primarily because of the number of dinosaur nesting sites here.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The leaves’ appetite for the sun, as testified by their abundance, their breadth and their super-chlorophyll greenness, made me suspect that the trees had primarily an energy-gathering function.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • When each individual realizes for himself that this thing primarily stands for and should only be accepted as a moral due-that it should be paid out as honestly stored energy, and not as a usurped privilege-many of our social, religious, and political troubles will have permanently passed.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • It was a boat builder who lived out on Woodhouse Cove Road—a gray-bearded man named Alexander Van Ness—who was primarily responsible for holding up a verdict in the trial of Kabuo Miyamoto.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • She did not believe in herself primarily: doubted whether she could ever be what he would demand of her.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • What has driven historical development from the slave society of antiquity to the industrial society of today has primarily been determined by changes in the base of society.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • I’m primarily a literary man.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • England primarily, some Irish tossed inů .
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • After a moment, Eve realized she was limping primarily because she’d lost a shoe.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • The upstairs loft is primarily for straw and hay storage, though several large rooms were constructed here for cold storage as well.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • I have therefore avoided historical opinions and gone back primarily to the words of the men themselves, their letters and other documents.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • But ought she not primarily to be able to milk cows, churn good butter, make immense cheeses; know how to sit hens and turkeys and rear chickens, to direct a field of labourers in an emergency, and estimate the value of sheep and calves?
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • It comes from the middle nineteenth century when it was a common practice for the great banking houses-primarily the Rothschilds-to keep track of the international flow of money.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • ’Excuse me,’ she said, speaking primarily to the girl.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • The colleague of Franz’s whom Marie-Claude asked to speak at the graveside services also paid homage primarily to the deceased’s brave wife.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Then he began to speak, quietly and deliberately, picking his words with great care: "It is Okonkwo that I primarily wish to speak to," he began.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • With other men of whom he had thought as primarily first-class, he had been attracted first by their personalities, and in Burne he missed that immediate magnetism to which he usually swore allegiance.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • It is primarily a condensation of the growing rivalry between two teen-age gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, each of which has its own prideful uniform.
    Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim  --  Westside Story
  • Ostensibly she went to see the doctor because of her health, but on the half dozen occasions when she had been to see him the outcome of the visits did not primarily concern her health.
    Sherwood Anderson  --  Winesburg, Ohio
  • A hand flamer is primarily for incendiary work but it is a good defensive anti-personnel weapon in tight quarters; you don’t have to aim it much.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • Sure, Mike had been taught English—but primarily to permit him to translate to and from English.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • As good as those men are, they’re primarily concerned with guarding lives, maybe saving them; they also have to coordinate with each other and make reports.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • As you are aware, I stopped attending the old Council meetings over a century ago, for they had become lengthy sessions calculated to postpone decision-making, and were primarily an excuse for a Festival of the First.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • Our dreams are largely visual in nature, for our waking lives are primarily visually oriented.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • There were hundreds of plantations out there with no radios or cornlines, primarily because they were harvesting bootleg drugs as well as fiberplastic.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • As the custodians of the dwarves’ religion, the Quan wielded enormous influence among their race, but so far, Gannel had obtained the support of but two other clans, Durgrimst Ragni Hefthyn and Durgrimst Ebardac-a clan primarily devoted to scholarly research.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • The only other immediate threat would come from our neighbors, primarily England.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
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