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1  All this 'old sport' business.
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2  I was in the drug business and then I was in the oil business.
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3  I called Gatsby's house a few minutes later, but the line was busy.
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4  Everybody I knew was in the bond business so I supposed it could support one more single man.
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5  Michaelis advised him to go to bed but Wilson refused, saying that he'd miss a lot of business if he did.
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6  I cannot come down now as I am tied up in some very important business and cannot get mixed up in this thing now.
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7  I thought you didn't, if you'll pardon my--you see, I carry on a little business on the side, a sort of sideline, you understand.
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8  A moment later she rushed out into the dusk, waving her hands and shouting; before he could move from his door the business was over.
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9  Instead of being the warm center of the world the middle-west now seemed like the ragged edge of the universe--so I decided to go east and learn the bond business.
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10  I think he hardly knew what he was saying, for when I asked him what business he was in he answered "That's my affair," before he realized that it wasn't the appropriate reply.
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11  The Carraways are something of a clan and we have a tradition that we're descended from the Dukes of Buccleuch, but the actual founder of my line was my grandfather's brother who came here in fifty-one, sent a substitute to the Civil War and started the wholesale hardware business that my father carries on today.
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