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1  He reads deep books with long words in them.
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2  Read one improving book or magazine per week.
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3  Meyer Wolfshiem's name wasn't in the phone book.
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4  Look here, this is a book he had when he was a boy.
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5  Well, it's a fine book, and everybody ought to read it.
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6  "I come across this book by accident," said the old man.
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7  And I had the high intention of reading many other books besides.
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8  "Well, these books are all scientific," insisted Tom, glancing at her impatiently.
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9  He was reluctant to close the book, reading each item aloud and then looking eagerly at me.
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10  Next to him stood a motorcycle policeman taking down names with much sweat and correction in a little book.
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11  As for Tom, the fact that he "had some woman in New York" was really less surprising than that he had been depressed by a book.
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12  It was the man with owl-eyed glasses whom I had found marvelling over Gatsby's books in the library one night three months before.
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13  The telephone book slipped from its nail and splashed to the floor, whereupon Jordan whispered "Excuse me"--but this time no one laughed.
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14  He snatched the book from me and replaced it hastily on its shelf muttering that if one brick was removed the whole library was liable to collapse.
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15  Only Gatsby, the man who gives his name to this book, was exempt from my reaction--Gatsby who represented everything for which I have an unaffected scorn.
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16  A stout, middle-aged man with enormous owl-eyed spectacles was sitting somewhat drunk on the edge of a great table, staring with unsteady concentration at the shelves of books.
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