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1  But what had amused me then turned septic on the air now.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  It was the hour of a profound human change, and excitement was generating on the air.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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3  From the ballroom beneath, muffled and suffocating chords were drifting up on hot waves of air.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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4  Daisy watched him and laughed, her sweet, exciting laugh; a tiny gust of powder rose from her bosom into the air.
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5  There was so much to read for one thing and so much fine health to be pulled down out of the young breath-giving air.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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6  There was an unmistakable air of natural intimacy about the picture and anybody would have said that they were conspiring together.
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7  But what gave it an air of breathless intensity was that Daisy lived there--it was as casual a thing to her as his tent out at camp was to him.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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8  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.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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9  They were sitting at either end of the couch looking at each other as if some question had been asked or was in the air, and every vestige of embarrassment was gone.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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10  For a moment a phrase tried to take shape in my mouth and my lips parted like a dumb man's, as though there was more struggling upon them than a wisp of startled air.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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11  When the melody rose, her voice broke up sweetly, following it, in a way contralto voices have, and each change tipped out a little of her warm human magic upon the air.
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12  Her eyebrows had been plucked and then drawn on again at a more rakish angle but the efforts of nature toward the restoration of the old alignment gave a blurred air to her face.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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13  Suddenly one of these gypsies in trembling opal, seizes a cocktail out of the air, dumps it down for courage and moving her hands like Frisco dances out alone on the canvas platform.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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14  Her laughter, her gestures, her assertions became more violently affected moment by moment and as she expanded the room grew smaller around her until she seemed to be revolving on a noisy, creaking pivot through the smoky air.
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15  There were the same people, or at least the same sort of people, the same profusion of champagne, the same many-colored, many-keyed commotion, but I felt an unpleasantness in the air, a pervading harshness that hadn't been there before.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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16  The bar is in full swing and floating rounds of cocktails permeate the garden outside until the air is alive with chatter and laughter and casual innuendo and introductions forgotten on the spot and enthusiastic meetings between women who never knew each other's names.
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17  This is a valley of ashes--a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat into ridges and hills and grotesque gardens where ashes take the forms of houses and chimneys and rising smoke and finally, with a transcendent effort, of men who move dimly and already crumbling through the powdery air.
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