DARKNESS in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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1  After a moment I discovered his tiny eyes in the half darkness.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  He was pale and there were dark signs of sleeplessness beneath his eyes.
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3  I began to walk about the room, examining various indefinite objects in the half darkness.
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4  Throwing open the French windows of the drawing-room we sat smoking out into the darkness.
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5  When I looked once more for Gatsby he had vanished, and I was alone again in the unquiet darkness.
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6  The quiet lights in the houses were humming out into the darkness and there was a stir and bustle among the stars.
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7  Only wind in the trees which blew the wires and made the lights go off and on again as if the house had winked into the darkness.
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8  We passed a barrier of dark trees, and then the facade of Fifty-ninth Street, a block of delicate pale light, beamed down into the park.
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9  The rain was still falling, but the darkness had parted in the west, and there was a pink and golden billow of foamy clouds above the sea.
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10  A white ashen dust veiled his dark suit and his pale hair as it veiled everything in the vicinity--except his wife, who moved close to Tom.
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11  It was dark now, and as we dipped under a little bridge I put my arm around Jordan's golden shoulder and drew her toward me and asked her to dinner.
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12  Again at eight o'clock, when the dark lanes of the Forties were five deep with throbbing taxi cabs, bound for the theatre district, I felt a sinking in my heart.
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13  The "death car" as the newspapers called it, didn't stop; it came out of the gathering darkness, wavered tragically for a moment and then disappeared around the next bend.
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14  I knew the other clerks and young bond-salesmen by their first names and lunched with them in dark crowded restaurants on little pig sausages and mashed potatoes and coffee.
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15  On buffet tables, garnished with glistening hors-d'oeuvre, spiced baked hams crowded against salads of harlequin designs and pastry pigs and turkeys bewitched to a dark gold.
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16  Unlike Gatsby and Tom Buchanan I had no girl whose disembodied face floated along the dark cornices and blinding signs and so I drew up the girl beside me, tightening my arms.
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17  Sometimes, in my mind, I followed them to their apartments on the corners of hidden streets, and they turned and smiled back at me before they faded through a door into warm darkness.
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18  We passed Port Roosevelt, where there was a glimpse of red-belted ocean-going ships, and sped along a cobbled slum lined with the dark, undeserted saloons of the faded gilt nineteen-hundreds.
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19  Her face, above a spotted dress of dark blue crepe-de-chine, contained no facet or gleam of beauty but there was an immediately perceptible vitality about her as if the nerves of her body were continually smouldering.
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20  But I didn't call to him for he gave a sudden intimation that he was content to be alone--he stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and far as I was from him I could have sworn he was trembling.
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