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1  The quiet lights in the houses were humming out into the darkness and there was a stir and bustle among the stars.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  I see it as a night scene by El Greco: a hundred houses, at once conventional and grotesque, crouching under a sullen, overhanging sky and a lustreless moon.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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3  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.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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4  Just as Daisy's house had always seemed to him more mysterious and gay than other houses so his idea of the city itself, even though she was gone from it, was pervaded with a melancholy beauty.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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5  And as the moon rose higher the inessential houses began to melt away until gradually I became aware of the old island here that flowered once for Dutch sailors' eyes--a fresh, green breast of the new world.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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6  I had on a new plaid skirt also that blew a little in the wind and whenever this happened the red, white and blue banners in front of all the houses stretched out stiff and said tut-tut-tut-tut in a disapproving way.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  This is a valley of ashes--a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat into ridges and hills and grotesque gardens where ashes take the forms of houses and chimneys and rising smoke and finally, with a transcendent effort, of men who move dimly and already crumbling through the powdery air.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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