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1  "The thing to do is to forget about the heat," said Tom impatiently.
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2  In this heat every extra gesture was an affront to the common store of life.
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3  On the green Sound, stagnant in the heat, one small sail crawled slowly toward the fresher sea.
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4  Her voice struggled on through the heat, beating against it, moulding its senselessness into forms.
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5  We had luncheon in the dining-room, darkened, too, against the heat, and drank down nervous gayety with the cold ale.
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6  Then she remembered the heat and sat down guiltily on the couch just as a freshly laundered nurse leading a little girl came into the room.
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7  The relentless beating heat was beginning to confuse me and I had a bad moment there before I realized that so far his suspicions hadn't alighted on Tom.
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8  As Tom took up the receiver the compressed heat exploded into sound and we were listening to the portentous chords of Mendelssohn's Wedding March from the ballroom below.
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9  Jordan and Tom and I got into the front seat of Gatsby's car, Tom pushed the unfamiliar gears tentatively and we shot off into the oppressive heat leaving them out of sight behind.
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10  He had slept through the heat until after five, when he strolled over to the garage and found George Wilson sick in his office--really sick, pale as his own pale hair and shaking all over.
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11  The straw seats of the car hovered on the edge of combustion; the woman next to me perspired delicately for a while into her white shirtwaist, and then, as her newspaper dampened under her fingers, lapsed despairingly into deep heat with a desolate cry.
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