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1  "You did it, Tom," she said accusingly.
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2  "Civilization's going to pieces," broke out Tom violently.
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3  Daisy was my second cousin once removed and I'd known Tom in college.
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4  "Well, these books are all scientific," insisted Tom, glancing at her impatiently.
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5  "Tom's getting very profound," said Daisy with an expression of unthoughtful sadness.
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6  Tom Buchanan who had been hovering restlessly about the room stopped and rested his hand on my shoulder.
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7  "You ought to live in California--" began Miss Baker but Tom interrupted her by shifting heavily in his chair.
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8  They were here--and they accepted Tom and me, making only a polite pleasant effort to entertain or to be entertained.
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9  The butler came back and murmured something close to Tom's ear whereupon Tom frowned, pushed back his chair and without a word went inside.
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10  Almost before I had grasped her meaning there was the flutter of a dress and the crunch of leather boots and Tom and Daisy were back at the table.
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11  The telephone rang inside, startlingly, and as Daisy shook her head decisively at Tom the subject of the stables, in fact all subjects, vanished into air.
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12  Then there was a boom as Tom Buchanan shut the rear windows and the caught wind died out about the room and the curtains and the rugs and the two young women ballooned slowly to the floor.
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13  Before I could reply that he was my neighbor dinner was announced; wedging his tense arm imperatively under mine Tom Buchanan compelled me from the room as though he were moving a checker to another square.
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14  Across the courtesy bay the white palaces of fashionable East Egg glittered along the water, and the history of the summer really begins on the evening I drove over there to have dinner with the Tom Buchanans.
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15  The front was broken by a line of French windows, glowing now with reflected gold, and wide open to the warm windy afternoon, and Tom Buchanan in riding clothes was standing with his legs apart on the front porch.
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16  I couldn't guess what Daisy and Tom were thinking but I doubt if even Miss Baker who seemed to have mastered a certain hardy skepticism was able utterly to put this fifth guest's shrill metallic urgency out of mind.
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17  This was a permanent move, said Daisy over the telephone, but I didn't believe it--I had no sight into Daisy's heart but I felt that Tom would drift on forever seeking a little wistfully for the dramatic turbulence of some irrecoverable football game.
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