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1  For a while I lost sight of Jordan Baker, and then in midsummer I found her again.
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2  Then he began asking people casually if they knew her, and I was the first one he found.
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3  It was nine o'clock--almost immediately afterward I looked at my watch and found it was ten.
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4  I rushed out and found her mother's maid and we locked the door and got her into a cold bath.
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5  One time he killed a man who had found out that he was nephew to von Hindenburg and second cousin to the devil.
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6  I had talked with him perhaps half a dozen times in the past month and found, to my disappointment, that he had little to say.
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7  Welcome or not, I found it necessary to attach myself to someone before I should begin to address cordial remarks to the passers-by.
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8  People disappeared, reappeared, made plans to go somewhere, and then lost each other, searched for each other, found each other a few feet away.
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9  I came into her room half an hour before the bridal dinner, and found her lying on her bed as lovely as the June night in her flowered dress--and as drunk as a monkey.
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10  He found the house, a weather beaten cardboard bungalow at eighty a month, but at the last minute the firm ordered him to Washington and I went out to the country alone.
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11  Wild rumors were circulating about her--how her mother had found her packing her bag one winter night to go to New York and say goodbye to a soldier who was going overseas.
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12  It was testimony to the romantic speculation he inspired that there were whispers about him from those who found little that it was necessary to whisper about in this world.
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13  The bored haughty face that she turned to the world concealed something--most affectations conceal something eventually, even though they don't in the beginning--and one day I found what it was.
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14  We stayed there two days and two nights, a hundred and thirty men with sixteen Lewis guns, and when the infantry came up at last they found the insignia of three German divisions among the piles of dead.
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15  The transactions in Montana copper that made him many times a millionaire found him physically robust but on the verge of soft-mindedness, and, suspecting this an infinite number of women tried to separate him from his money.
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16  This responsiveness had nothing to do with that flabby impressionability which is dignified under the name of the "creative temperament"--it was an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic readiness such as I have never found in any other person and which it is not likely I shall ever find again.
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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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