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1  It was they who would carry out her aspiration.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  She was fond of the other librarians; proud of their aspirations.
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3  She would make the dramatic association understand her aspiration.
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4  She had insisted that in the belated quest of these work-stained women was an aspiration which ought to stir her tears.
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5  But I have won in this: I've never excused my failures by sneering at my aspirations, by pretending to have gone beyond them.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
6  He talked only of the obvious and tedious aspects; never of his aspirations in finance, nor of the mechanical principles of motors.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
7  It is probable that the agitated citizen has within his circle at least one inarticulate rebel with aspirations as wayward as Carol's.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
8  Its conception of a community ideal is not the grand manner, the noble aspiration, the fine aristocratic pride, but cheap labor for the kitchen and rapid increase in the price of land.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
9  Before that time, she knew, a hundred generations of Carols will aspire and go down in tragedy devoid of palls and solemn chanting, the humdrum inevitable tragedy of struggle against inertia.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
10  Vida had done her a service; had made all agonizing seem so fatuous that she ceased writhing and saw that her whole problem was simple as mutton: she was interested in Erik's aspiration; interest gave her a hesitating fondness for him; and the future would take care of the event.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI