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1  I ought to have dropped you in West Egg, Nick.
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2  "You live in West Egg," she remarked contemptuously.
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3  I got to West Egg by a side road," he went on, "and left the car in my garage.
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4  By half past two he was in West Egg where he asked someone the way to Gatsby's house.
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5  When I came home to West Egg that night I was afraid for a moment that my house was on fire.
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6  The truth was that Jay Gatsby, of West Egg, Long Island, sprang from his Platonic conception of himself.
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7  All the lights were going on in West Egg now; the electric trains, men-carrying, were plunging home through the rain from New York.
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8  From the moment I telephoned news of the catastrophe to West Egg village, every surmise about him, and every practical question, was referred to me.
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9  We hadn't reached West Egg village before Gatsby began leaving his elegant sentences unfinished and slapping himself indecisively on the knee of his caramel-colored suit.
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10  I lived at West Egg, the--well, the less fashionable of the two, though this is a most superficial tag to express the bizarre and not a little sinister contrast between them.
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11  About half way between West Egg and New York the motor-road hastily joins the railroad and runs beside it for a quarter of a mile, so as to shrink away from a certain desolate area of land.
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12  This reminded me that I had forgotten to tell my Finn to come back so I drove into West Egg Village to search for her among soggy white-washed alleys and to buy some cups and lemons and flowers.
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13  My Finn informed me that Gatsby had dismissed every servant in his house a week ago and replaced them with half a dozen others, who never went into West Egg Village to be bribed by the tradesmen, but ordered moderate supplies over the telephone.
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14  Instead of rambling this party had preserved a dignified homogeneity, and assumed to itself the function of representing the staid nobility of the countryside--East Egg condescending to West Egg, and carefully on guard against its spectroscopic gayety.
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15  Already it was deep summer on roadhouse roofs and in front of wayside garages, where new red gas-pumps sat out in pools of light, and when I reached my estate at West Egg I ran the car under its shed and sat for a while on an abandoned grass roller in the yard.
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16  Or perhaps I had merely grown used to it, grown to accept West Egg as a world complete in itself, with its own standards and its own great figures, second to nothing because it had no consciousness of being so, and now I was looking at it again, through Daisy's eyes.
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17  She was appalled by West Egg, this unprecedented "place" that Broadway had begotten upon a Long Island fishing village--appalled by its raw vigor that chafed under the old euphemisms and by the too obtrusive fate that herded its inhabitants along a short cut from nothing to nothing.
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