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1  "It's only half past nine," she said.
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2  I tried to show by my expression that I had played no part in her past.
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3  So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
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4  By half past two he was in West Egg where he asked someone the way to Gatsby's house.
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5  He looked around him wildly, as if the past were lurking here in the shadow of his house, just out of reach of his hand.
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6  I had talked with him perhaps half a dozen times in the past month and found, to my disappointment, that he had little to say.
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7  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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8  After that, if the night was mellow I strolled down Madison Avenue past the old Murray Hill Hotel and over Thirty-third Street to the Pennsylvania Station.
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9  Just as the latter was getting uneasy some workmen came past the door bound for his restaurant and Michaelis took the opportunity to get away, intending to come back later.
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10  Gatsby's notoriety, spread about by the hundreds who had accepted his hospitality and so become authorities on his past, had increased all summer until he fell just short of being news.
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11  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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12  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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13  One of the taxi drivers in the village never took a fare past the entrance gate without stopping for a minute and pointing inside; perhaps it was he who drove Daisy and Gatsby over to East Egg the night of the accident and perhaps he had made a story about it all his own.
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