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1  This is an unusual party for me.
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2  Even Jordan's party, the quartet from East Egg, were rent asunder by dissension.
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3  It was on that same house party that we had a curious conversation about driving a car.
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4  Jordan's party were calling impatiently to her from the porch but she lingered for a moment to shake hands.
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5  "Anyhow he gives large parties," said Jordan, changing the subject with an urbane distaste for the concrete.
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6  I think he half expected her to wander into one of his parties, some night," went on Jordan, "but she never did.
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7  She was hurrying off as she talked--her brown hand waved a jaunty salute as she melted into her party at the door.
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8  Sometimes in the course of gay parties women used to rub champagne into his hair; for himself he formed the habit of letting liquor alone.
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9  Perhaps his presence gave the evening its peculiar quality of oppressiveness--it stands out in my memory from Gatsby's other parties that summer.
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10  Sometimes they came and went without having met Gatsby at all, came for the party with a simplicity of heart that was its own ticket of admission.
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11  At first I thought it was another party, a wild rout that had resolved itself into "hide-and-go-seek" or "sardines-in-the-box" with all the house thrown open to the game.
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12  It was the first time he had called on me though I had gone to two of his parties, mounted in his hydroplane, and, at his urgent invitation, made frequent use of his beach.
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13  The first supper--there would be another one after midnight--was now being served, and Jordan invited me to join her own party who were spread around a table on the other side of the garden.
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14  On week-ends his Rolls-Royce became an omnibus, bearing parties to and from the city, between nine in the morning and long past midnight, while his station wagon scampered like a brisk yellow bug to meet all trains.
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15  A chauffeur in a uniform of robin's egg blue crossed my lawn early that Saturday morning with a surprisingly formal note from his employer--the honor would be entirely Gatsby's, it said, if I would attend his "little party" that night.
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16  I spent my Saturday nights in New York because those gleaming, dazzling parties of his were with me so vividly that I could still hear the music and the laughter faint and incessant from his garden and the cars going up and down his drive.
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17  Instead of rambling this party had preserved a dignified homogeneity, and assumed to itself the function of representing the staid nobility of the countryside--East Egg condescending to West Egg, and carefully on guard against its spectroscopic gayety.
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