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1  Gatsby's butler was suddenly standing beside us.
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2  I wonder if it'd be too much trouble to have the butler send them on.
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3  With scarcely a word said, four of us, the chauffeur, butler, gardener and I, hurried down to the pool.
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4  She got up slowly, raising her eyebrows at me in astonishment, and followed the butler toward the house.
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5  I sat down for a few minutes with my head in my hands, until I heard the phone taken up inside and the butler's voice calling a taxi.
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6  Wondering if he were sick I went over to find out--an unfamiliar butler with a villainous face squinted at me suspiciously from the door.
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7  The butler came back and murmured something close to Tom's ear whereupon Tom frowned, pushed back his chair and without a word went inside.
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8  At two o'clock Gatsby put on his bathing suit and left word with the butler that if any one phoned word was to be brought to him at the pool.
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9  Next morning I sent the butler to New York with a letter to Wolfshiem which asked for information and urged him to come out on the next train.
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10  Well, he wasn't always a butler; he used to be the silver polisher for some people in New York that had a silver service for two hundred people.
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11  Almost at the moment when Mr. Gatsby identified himself a butler hurried toward him with the information that Chicago was calling him on the wire.
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12  When, almost immediately, the telephone rang inside and the butler left the porch Daisy seized upon the momentary interruption and leaned toward me.
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13  When the butler brought back Wolfshiem's answer I began to have a feeling of defiance, of scornful solidarity between Gatsby and me against them all.
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14  The butler gave me his office address on Broadway and I called Information, but by the time I had the number it was long after five and no one answered the phone.
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15  No telephone message arrived but the butler went without his sleep and waited for it until four o'clock--until long after there was any one to give it to if it came.
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16  There was a machine in the kitchen which could extract the juice of two hundred oranges in half an hour, if a little button was pressed two hundred times by a butler's thumb.
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