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1  She had lost in the finals the week before.
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2  It occurred to me now that I had seen her, or a picture of her, somewhere before.
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3  Nevertheless there was a vague understanding that had to be tactfully broken off before I was free.
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4  Some time before he introduced himself I'd got a strong impression that he was picking his words with care.
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5  Welcome or not, I found it necessary to attach myself to someone before I should begin to address cordial remarks to the passers-by.
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6  I had taken two finger bowls of champagne and the scene had changed before my eyes into something significant, elemental and profound.
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7  It was a few days before the Fourth of July, and a grey, scrawny Italian child was setting torpedoes in a row along the railroad track.
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8  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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9  A wafer of a moon was shining over Gatsby's house, making the night fine as before and surviving the laughter and the sound of his still glowing garden.
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10  They were never quite the same ones in physical person but they were so identical one with another that it inevitably seemed they had been there before.
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11  Snell was there three days before he went to the penitentiary, so drunk out on the gravel drive that Mrs. Ulysses Swett's automobile ran over his right hand.
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12  He had seen me several times and had intended to call on me long before but a peculiar combination of circumstances had prevented it--signed Jay Gatsby in a majestic hand.
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13  Blinded by the glare of the headlights and confused by the incessant groaning of the horns the apparition stood swaying for a moment before he perceived the man in the duster.
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14  And on Mondays eight servants including an extra gardener toiled all day with mops and scrubbing-brushes and hammers and garden-shears, repairing the ravages of the night before.
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15  Sometimes, in my mind, I followed them to their apartments on the corners of hidden streets, and they turned and smiled back at me before they faded through a door into warm darkness.
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16  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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17  Upstairs, in the solemn echoing drive she let four taxi cabs drive away before she selected a new one, lavender-colored with grey upholstery, and in this we slid out from the mass of the station into the glowing sunshine.
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