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1  Then I leaned back in my chair and tried to think.
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2  'All right,' says Rosy and begins to get up and I pulled him down in his chair.
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3  Tom tapped his thick fingers together like a clergyman and leaned back in his chair.
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4  Picking up Wilson like a doll Tom carried him into the office, set him down in a chair and came back.
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5  She nodded and moved away from him just as George Wilson emerged with two chairs from his office door.
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6  Mr. McKee was asleep on a chair with his fists clenched in his lap, like a photograph of a man of action.
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7  "You ought to live in California--" began Miss Baker but Tom interrupted her by shifting heavily in his chair.
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8  Myrtle pulled her chair close to mine, and suddenly her warm breath poured over me the story of her first meeting with Tom.
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9  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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10  A humorous suggestion was made that she sing the notes on her face whereupon she threw up her hands, sank into a chair and went off into a deep vinous sleep.
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11  Generally he was one of these worn-out men: when he wasn't working he sat on a chair in the doorway and stared at the people and the cars that passed along the road.
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12  I saw Jordan Baker and talked over and around what had happened to us together and what had happened afterward to me, and she lay perfectly still listening in a big chair.
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13  Mr. Sloane didn't enter into the conversation but lounged back haughtily in his chair; the woman said nothing either--until unexpectedly, after two highballs, she became cordial.
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14  I wanted to get out and walk eastward toward the park through the soft twilight but each time I tried to go I became entangled in some wild strident argument which pulled me back, as if with ropes, into my chair.
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15  His head leaned back so far that it rested against the face of a defunct mantelpiece clock and from this position his distraught eyes stared down at Daisy who was sitting frightened but graceful on the edge of a stiff chair.
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