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1  Mrs. Wilson was first concerned with the dog.
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2  I accepted a commission as first lieutenant when it began.
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3  The bar, where we glanced first, was crowded but Gatsby was not there.
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4  At first I was flattered to go places with her because she was a golf champion and every one knew her name.
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5  I believe that on the first night I went to Gatsby's house I was one of the few guests who had actually been invited.
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6  There is always a halt there of at least a minute and it was because of this that I first met Tom Buchanan's mistress.
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7  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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8  Rather ashamed that on my first appearance I had stayed so late, I joined the last of Gatsby's guests who were clustered around him.
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9  The fact was infinitely astonishing to him--and I recognized first the unusual quality of wonder and then the man--it was the late patron of Gatsby's library.
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10  Just as Tom and Myrtle--after the first drink Mrs. Wilson and I called each other by our first names--reappeared, company commenced to arrive at the apartment door.
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11  At her first big golf tournament there was a row that nearly reached the newspapers--a suggestion that she had moved her ball from a bad lie in the semi-final round.
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12  But I am slow-thinking and full of interior rules that act as brakes on my desires, and I knew that first I had to get myself definitely out of that tangle back home.
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13  It was the first time he had called on me though I had gone to two of his parties, mounted in his hydroplane, and, at his urgent invitation, made frequent use of his beach.
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14  So my first impression, that he was a person of some undefined consequence, had gradually faded and he had become simply the proprietor of an elaborate roadhouse next door.
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15  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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16  The first supper--there would be another one after midnight--was now being served, and Jordan invited me to join her own party who were spread around a table on the other side of the garden.
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17  I noticed that she wore her evening dress, all her dresses, like sports clothes--there was a jauntiness about her movements as if she had first learned to walk upon golf courses on clean, crisp mornings.
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