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1  Gatsby sprang to his feet, vivid with excitement.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  "There's some bad trouble here," said Tom excitedly.
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3  You must remember, old sport, she was very excited this afternoon.
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4  As we entered he wheeled excitedly around and examined Jordan from head to foot.
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5  It was the hour of a profound human change, and excitement was generating on the air.
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6  It excited him too that many men had already loved Daisy--it increased her value in his eyes.
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7  The murmur trembled on the verge of coherence, sank down, mounted excitedly, and then ceased altogether.
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8  Now it was a cool night with that mysterious excitement in it which comes at the two changes of the year.
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9  Imagining that I, too, was hurrying toward gayety and sharing their intimate excitement, I wished them well.
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10  I was so excited that when I got into a taxi with him I didn't hardly know I wasn't getting into a subway train.
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11  Daisy watched him and laughed, her sweet, exciting laugh; a tiny gust of powder rose from her bosom into the air.
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12  It passed, and he began to talk excitedly to Daisy, denying everything, defending his name against accusations that had not been made.
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13  His eyes leaked continuously with excitement and when I took the bag and umbrella from his hands he began to pull so incessantly at his sparse grey beard that I had difficulty in getting off his coat.
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14  Even when the East excited me most, even when I was most keenly aware of its superiority to the bored, sprawling, swollen towns beyond the Ohio, with their interminable inquisitions which spared only the children and the very old--even then it had always for me a quality of distortion.
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15  Her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it, bright eyes and a bright passionate mouth--but there was an excitement in her voice that men who had cared for her found difficult to forget: a singing compulsion, a whispered "Listen," a promise that she had done gay, exciting things just a while since and that there were gay, exciting things hovering in the next hour.
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16  Her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it, bright eyes and a bright passionate mouth--but there was an excitement in her voice that men who had cared for her found difficult to forget: a singing compulsion, a whispered "Listen," a promise that she had done gay, exciting things just a while since and that there were gay, exciting things hovering in the next hour.
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17  The groups change more swiftly, swell with new arrivals, dissolve and form in the same breath--already there are wanderers, confident girls who weave here and there among the stouter and more stable, become for a sharp, joyous moment the center of a group and then excited with triumph glide on through the sea-change of faces and voices and color under the constantly changing light.
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