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1  This idea is that we're Nordics.
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2  Well, if that's the idea you can count me out.
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3  Well, he's no use to us if Detroit is his idea of a small town.
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4  "I don't see the idea of going to town," broke out Tom savagely.
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5  The idea is if we don't look out the white race will be--will be utterly submerged.
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6  When I said you were a particular friend of Tom's he started to abandon the whole idea.
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7  I hadn't the faintest idea what "this matter" was, but I was more annoyed than interested.
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8  I have an idea that Gatsby himself didn't believe it would come and perhaps he no longer cared.
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9  By God, I may be old-fashioned in my ideas, but women run around too much these days to suit me.
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10  Something was making him nibble at the edge of stale ideas as if his sturdy physical egotism no longer nourished his peremptory heart.
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11  He talked a lot about the past and I gathered that he wanted to recover something, some idea of himself perhaps, that had gone into loving Daisy.
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12  He had been full of the idea so long, dreamed it right through to the end, waited with his teeth set, so to speak, at an inconceivable pitch of intensity.
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13  Each of us said over and over that it was a "crazy idea"--we all talked at once to a baffled clerk and thought, or pretended to think, that we were being very funny.
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14  He told me all this very much later, but I've put it down here with the idea of exploding those first wild rumors about his antecedents, which weren't even faintly true.
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15  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.
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16  The practical thing was to find rooms in the city but it was a warm season and I had just left a country of wide lawns and friendly trees, so when a young man at the office suggested that we take a house together in a commuting town it sounded like a great idea.
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