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1  Major Jay Gatsby, I read, For Valour Extraordinary.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  I hadn't asked Jordan to tea in order to discuss Mr. Jay Gatsby.
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3  The truth was that Jay Gatsby, of West Egg, Long Island, sprang from his Platonic conception of himself.
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4  He was left with his singularly appropriate education; the vague contour of Jay Gatsby had filled out to the substantiality of a man.
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5  So he invented just the sort of Jay Gatsby that a seventeen-year-old boy would be likely to invent, and to this conception he was faithful to the end.
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6  His name was Jay Gatsby and I didn't lay eyes on him again for over four years--even after I'd met him on Long Island I didn't realize it was the same man.
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7  He had seen me several times and had intended to call on me long before but a peculiar combination of circumstances had prevented it--signed Jay Gatsby in a majestic hand.
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8  However glorious might be his future as Jay Gatsby, he was at present a penniless young man without a past, and at any moment the invisible cloak of his uniform might slip from his shoulders.
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9  It was this night that he told me the strange story of his youth with Dan Cody--told it to me because "Jay Gatsby" had broken up like glass against Tom's hard malice and the long secret extravaganza was played out.
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10  It was James Gatz who had been loafing along the beach that afternoon in a torn green jersey and a pair of canvas pants, but it was already Jay Gatsby who borrowed a row-boat, pulled out to the Tuolomee and informed Cody that a wind might catch him and break him up in half an hour.
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