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1  Then I leaned back in my chair and tried to think.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  The two girls and Jordan leaned together confidentially.
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3  Gatsby and I in turn leaned down and took the small reluctant hand.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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4  As our credulity switched back to her she leaned forward with enthusiasm.
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5  Tom tapped his thick fingers together like a clergyman and leaned back in his chair.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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6  But immediately she turned sharply from the window and leaning forward tapped on the front glass.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  As if his absence quickened something within her Daisy leaned forward again, her voice glowing and singing.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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8  A subdued impassioned murmur was audible in the room beyond and Miss Baker leaned forward, unashamed, trying to hear.
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9  Two shining, arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gave him the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward.
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10  When, almost immediately, the telephone rang inside and the butler left the porch Daisy seized upon the momentary interruption and leaned toward me.
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11  A maid began opening the upper windows of his house, appeared momentarily in each, and, leaning from a large central bay, spat meditatively into the garden.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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12  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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13  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.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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14  "I took her to the window--" With an effort he got up and walked to the rear window and leaned with his face pressed against it, "--and I said 'God knows what you've been doing, everything you've been doing.'"
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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15  The other girl, Daisy, made an attempt to rise--she leaned slightly forward with a conscientious expression--then she laughed, an absurd, charming little laugh, and I laughed too and came forward into the room.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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16  His head leaned back so far that it rested against the face of a defunct mantelpiece clock and from this position his distraught eyes stared down at Daisy who was sitting frightened but graceful on the edge of a stiff chair.
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17  I was on my way to get roaring drunk from sheer embarrassment when Jordan Baker came out of the house and stood at the head of the marble steps, leaning a little backward and looking with contemptuous interest down into the garden.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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