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1  A dim background started to take shape behind him but at her next remark it faded away.
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2  Some one who had been driving a little behind us confirmed this and the policeman turned away.
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3  Sitting down behind many layers of glass in a sort of green leather conservatory we started to town.
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4  "We can't argue about it here," Tom said impatiently as a truck gave out a cursing whistle behind us.
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5  He left feeling that if he had searched harder he might have found her--that he was leaving her behind.
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6  Human sympathy has its limits and we were content to let all their tragic arguments fade with the city lights behind.
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7  His eyes, meanwhile, roved very slowly all around the room--he completed the arc by turning to inspect the people directly behind.
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8  That locality was always vaguely disquieting, even in the broad glare of afternoon, and now I turned my head as though I had been warned of something behind.
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9  He did not know that it was already behind him, somewhere back in that vast obscurity beyond the city, where the dark fields of the republic rolled on under the night.
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10  Jordan and Tom and I got into the front seat of Gatsby's car, Tom pushed the unfamiliar gears tentatively and we shot off into the oppressive heat leaving them out of sight behind.
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11  For all I knew he was going to rob the house in a moment; I wouldn't have been surprised to see sinister faces, the faces of "Wolfshiem's people," behind him in the dark shrubbery.
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12  As a matter of fact he had no such facilities--he had no comfortable family standing behind him and he was liable at the whim of an impersonal government to be blown anywhere about the world.
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13  But when I'd shouted "Hello" several times in vain an argument broke out behind a partition and presently a lovely Jewess appeared at an interior door and scrutinized me with black hostile eyes.
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14  And inside as we wandered through Marie Antoinette music rooms and Restoration salons I felt that there were guests concealed behind every couch and table, under orders to be breathlessly silent until we had passed through.
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