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1  The arrangement lasted five years during which the boat went three times around the continent.
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2  He had been coasting along all too hospitable shores for five years when he turned up as James Gatz's destiny at Little Girl Bay.
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3  One of them was that, after she was free, they were to go back to Louisville and be married from her house--just as if it were five years ago.
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4  He had waited five years and bought a mansion where he dispensed starlight to casual moths so that he could "come over" some afternoon to a stranger's garden.
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5  I can't speak about what happened five years ago, because I didn't know Daisy then--and I'll be damned if I see how you got within a mile of her unless you brought the groceries to the back door.
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6  One autumn night, five years before, they had been walking down the street when the leaves were falling, and they came to a place where there were no trees and the sidewalk was white with moonlight.
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7  A brewer had built it early in the "period" craze, a decade before, and there was a story that he'd agreed to pay five years' taxes on all the neighboring cottages if the owners would have their roofs thatched with straw.
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