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1  With an effort Wilson left the shade and support of the doorway and, breathing hard, unscrewed the cap of the tank.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  A new world, material without being real, where poor ghosts, breathing dreams like air, drifted fortuitously about.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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3  Myrtle pulled her chair close to mine, and suddenly her warm breath poured over me the story of her first meeting with Tom.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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4  So I take advantage of this short halt, while Gatsby, so to speak, caught his breath, to clear this set of misconceptions away.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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5  He knew that when he kissed this girl, and forever wed his unutterable visions to her perishable breath, his mind would never romp again like the mind of God.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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6  The track curved and now it was going away from the sun which, as it sank lower, seemed to spread itself in benediction over the vanishing city where she had drawn her breath.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  We drew in deep breaths of it as we walked back from dinner through the cold vestibules, unutterably aware of our identity with this country for one strange hour before we melted indistinguishably into it again.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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8  His family were enormously wealthy--even in college his freedom with money was a matter for reproach--but now he'd left Chicago and come east in a fashion that rather took your breath away: for instance he'd brought down a string of polo ponies from Lake Forest.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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9  At first I was surprised and confused; then, as he lay in his house and didn't move or breathe or speak hour upon hour it grew upon me that I was responsible, because no one else was interested--interested, I mean, with that intense personal interest to which every one has some vague right at the end.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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10  There was a ripe mystery about it, a hint of bedrooms upstairs more beautiful and cool than other bedrooms, of gay and radiant activities taking place through its corridors and of romances that were not musty and laid away already in lavender but fresh and breathing and redolent of this year's shining motor cars and of dances whose flowers were scarcely withered.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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11  Its vanished trees, the trees that had made way for Gatsby's house, had once pandered in whispers to the last and greatest of all human dreams; for a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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