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1  In this heat every extra gesture was an affront to the common store of life.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  But the rest offended her--and inarguably, because it wasn't a gesture but an emotion.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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3  He literally glowed; without a word or a gesture of exultation a new well-being radiated from him and filled the little room.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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4  Forms leaned together in the taxis as they waited, and voices sang, and there was laughter from unheard jokes, and lighted cigarettes outlined unintelligible gestures inside.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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5  A sudden emptiness seemed to flow now from the windows and the great doors, endowing with complete isolation the figure of the host who stood on the porch, his hand up in a formal gesture of farewell.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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6  Her laughter, her gestures, her assertions became more violently affected moment by moment and as she expanded the room grew smaller around her until she seemed to be revolving on a noisy, creaking pivot through the smoky air.
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7  If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life, as if he were related to one of those intricate machines that register earthquakes ten thousand miles away.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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