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1  He thought you might be offended.
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2  She might have the decency not to telephone him at dinner-time.
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3  He might think he saw a connection in it--he might think anything.
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4  "I thought you might be here," she responded absently as I came up.
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5  It wouldn't take up much of your time and you might pick up a nice bit of money.
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6  He might have despised himself, for he had certainly taken her under false pretenses.
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7  Tom deferred that much to the sensibilities of those East Eggers who might be on the train.
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8  A caddy retracted his statement and the only other witness admitted that he might have been mistaken.
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9  He left feeling that if he had searched harder he might have found her--that he was leaving her behind.
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10  I realize now that under different circumstances that conversation might have been one of the crises of my life.
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11  To a certain temperament the situation might have seemed intriguing--my own instinct was to telephone immediately for the police.
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12  It might have lasted indefinitely except for the fact that Ella Kaye came on board one night in Boston and a week later Dan Cody inhospitably died.
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13  Involuntarily I glanced seaward--and distinguished nothing except a single green light, minute and far away, that might have been the end of a dock.
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14  Then out into the spring fields, where a yellow trolley raced them for a minute with people in it who might once have seen the pale magic of her face along the casual street.
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15  However glorious might be his future as Jay Gatsby, he was at present a penniless young man without a past, and at any moment the invisible cloak of his uniform might slip from his shoulders.
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16  It was James Gatz who had been loafing along the beach that afternoon in a torn green jersey and a pair of canvas pants, but it was already Jay Gatsby who borrowed a row-boat, pulled out to the Tuolomee and informed Cody that a wind might catch him and break him up in half an hour.
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17  He was employed in a vague personal capacity--while he remained with Cody he was in turn steward, mate, skipper, secretary, and even jailor, for Dan Cody sober knew what lavish doings Dan Cody drunk might soon be about and he provided for such contingencies by reposing more and more trust in Gatsby.
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