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1  It was in nineteen-nineteen, I only stayed five months.
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2  When she's had five or six cocktails she always starts screaming like that.
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3  They were so engrossed in each other that she didn't see me until I was five feet away.
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4  The arrangement lasted five years during which the boat went three times around the continent.
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5  It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life.
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6  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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7  Next day at five o'clock she married Tom Buchanan without so much as a shiver and started off on a three months' trip to the South Seas.
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8  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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9  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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10  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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11  It transpired after a confused five minutes that the man had heard Gatsby's name around his office in a connection which he either wouldn't reveal or didn't fully understand.
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12  Every Friday five crates of oranges and lemons arrived from a fruiterer in New York--every Monday these same oranges and lemons left his back door in a pyramid of pulpless halves.
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13  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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14  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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15  Among the broken fragments of the last five minutes at table I remember the candles being lit again, pointlessly, and I was conscious of wanting to look squarely at every one and yet to avoid all eyes.
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16  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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17  The last swimmers have come in from the beach now and are dressing upstairs; the cars from New York are parked five deep in the drive, and already the halls and salons and verandas are gaudy with primary colors and hair shorn in strange new ways and shawls beyond the dreams of Castile.
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