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1  It was hard to realize that a man in my own generation was wealthy enough to do that.
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2  It was a great relief and I tried very hard to die but I seemed to bear an enchanted life.
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3  Now he was a sturdy, straw haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner.
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4  He was so hard up he had to keep on wearing his uniform because he couldn't buy some regular clothes.
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5  With little ripples that were hardly the shadows of waves, the laden mattress moved irregularly down the pool.
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6  This has been one of the most terrible shocks of my life to me I hardly can believe it that it is true at all.
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7  I was so excited that when I got into a taxi with him I didn't hardly know I wasn't getting into a subway train.
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8  With an effort Wilson left the shade and support of the doorway and, breathing hard, unscrewed the cap of the tank.
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9  Conduct may be founded on the hard rock or the wet marshes but after a certain point I don't care what it's founded on.
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10  I think he hardly knew what he was saying, for when I asked him what business he was in he answered "That's my affair," before he realized that it wasn't the appropriate reply.
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11  It was Jordan Baker; she often called me up at this hour because the uncertainty of her own movements between hotels and clubs and private houses made her hard to find in any other way.
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12  Suddenly I wasn't thinking of Daisy and Gatsby any more but of this clean, hard, limited person who dealt in universal skepticism and who leaned back jauntily just within the circle of my arm.
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13  The hard brown beetles kept thudding against the dull light and whenever Michaelis heard a car go tearing along the road outside it sounded to him like the car that hadn't stopped a few hours before.
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14  It was this night that he told me the strange story of his youth with Dan Cody--told it to me because "Jay Gatsby" had broken up like glass against Tom's hard malice and the long secret extravaganza was played out.
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15  A reluctant elevator boy went for a box full of straw and some milk to which he added on his own initiative a tin of large hard dog biscuits--one of which decomposed apathetically in the saucer of milk all afternoon.
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16  I remember the portrait of him up in Gatsby's bedroom, a grey, florid man with a hard empty face--the pioneer debauchee who during one phase of American life brought back to the eastern seaboard the savage violence of the frontier brothel and saloon.
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17  She wasn't able to endure being at a disadvantage, and given this unwillingness I suppose she had begun dealing in subterfuges when she was very young in order to keep that cool, insolent smile turned to the world and yet satisfy the demands of her hard jaunty body.
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