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1  Her family is one aunt about a thousand years old.
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2  I've gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things.
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3  "You were crazy about him for a while," said Catherine.
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4  I can't seem to remember, but I think we talked about the Nordic race.
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5  "I've got a nice place here," he said, his eyes flashing about restlessly.
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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  When she moved about there was an incessant clicking as innumerable pottery bracelets jingled up and down upon her arms.
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8  I saw that turbulent emotions possessed her, so I asked what I thought would be some sedative questions about her little girl.
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9  He borrowed somebody's best suit to get married in and never even told me about it, and the man came after it one day when he was out.
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10  The sister, Catherine, was a slender, worldly girl of about thirty with a solid sticky bob of red hair and a complexion powdered milky white.
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11  His acquaintances resented the fact that he turned up in popular restaurants with her and, leaving her at a table, sauntered about, chatting with whomsoever he knew.
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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  Mrs. Wilson had changed her costume some time before and was now attired in an elaborate afternoon dress of cream colored chiffon, which gave out a continual rustle as she swept about the room.
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14  The living room was crowded to the doors with a set of tapestried furniture entirely too large for it so that to move about was to stumble continually over scenes of ladies swinging in the gardens of Versailles.
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15  Her face, above a spotted dress of dark blue crepe-de-chine, contained no facet or gleam of beauty but there was an immediately perceptible vitality about her as if the nerves of her body were continually smouldering.
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16  The abnormal mind is quick to detect and attach itself to this quality when it appears in a normal person, and so it came about that in college I was unjustly accused of being a politician, because I was privy to the secret griefs of wild, unknown men.
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17  If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life, as if he were related to one of those intricate machines that register earthquakes ten thousand miles away.
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