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1  "Your face is familiar," he said, politely.
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2  They look out of no face but, instead, from a pair of enormous yellow spectacles which pass over a nonexistent nose.
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3  Her grey sun-strained eyes looked back at me with polite reciprocal curiosity out of a wan, charming discontented face.
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4  His tanned skin was drawn attractively tight on his face and his short hair looked as though it were trimmed every day.
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5  Daisy took her face in her hands, as if feeling its lovely shape, and her eyes moved gradually out into the velvet dusk.
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6  Mr. McKee regarded her intently with his head on one side and then moved his hand back and forth slowly in front of his face.
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7  Two shining, arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gave him the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward.
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8  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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9  Some time toward midnight Tom Buchanan and Mrs. Wilson stood face to face discussing in impassioned voices whether Mrs. Wilson had any right to mention Daisy's name.
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10  Her eyebrows had been plucked and then drawn on again at a more rakish angle but the efforts of nature toward the restoration of the old alignment gave a blurred air to her face.
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11  She laughed again, as if she said something very witty, and held my hand for a moment, looking up into my face, promising that there was no one in the world she so much wanted to see.
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12  I knew now why her face was familiar--its pleasing contemptuous expression had looked out at me from many rotogravure pictures of the sporting life at Asheville and Hot Springs and Palm Beach.
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13  I waited, and sure enough, in a moment she looked at me with an absolute smirk on her lovely face as if she had asserted her membership in a rather distinguished secret society to which she and Tom belonged.
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14  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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15  Dressed up in white flannels I went over to his lawn a little after seven and wandered around rather ill-at-ease among swirls and eddies of people I didn't know--though here and there was a face I had noticed on the commuting train.
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16  For a moment the last sunshine fell with romantic affection upon her glowing face; her voice compelled me forward breathlessly as I listened--then the glow faded, each light deserting her with lingering regret like children leaving a pleasant street at dusk.
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17  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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