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1  Gatsby's foot beat a short, restless tattoo and Tom eyed him suddenly.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  His heart beat faster and faster as Daisy's white face came up to his own.
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3  So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
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4  Aware of the loud beating of my own heart I pulled the door to against the increasing rain.
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5  "We've got to beat them down," whispered Daisy, winking ferociously toward the fervent sun.
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6  Her voice struggled on through the heat, beating against it, moulding its senselessness into forms.
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7  The relentless beating heat was beginning to confuse me and I had a bad moment there before I realized that so far his suspicions hadn't alighted on Tom.
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8  The wind had blown off, leaving a loud bright night with wings beating in the trees and a persistent organ sound as the full bellows of the earth blew the frogs full of life.
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9  For over a year he had been beating his way along the south shore of Lake Superior as a clam digger and a salmon fisher or in any other capacity that brought him food and bed.
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