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1  The letter reached Gatsby while he was still at Oxford.
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2  Just before I reached the hedge I remembered something and turned around.
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3  He reached in his pocket and a piece of metal, slung on a ribbon, fell into my palm.
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4  He must have been tired and walking slowly for he didn't reach Gad's Hill until noon.
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5  The caterwauling horns had reached a crescendo and I turned away and cut across the lawn toward home.
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6  The morning of the funeral I went up to New York to see Meyer Wolfshiem; I couldn't seem to reach him any other way.
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7  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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8  Moreover he told it to me at a time of confusion, when I had reached the point of believing everything and nothing about him.
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9  It was strange to reach the marble steps and find no stir of bright dresses in and out the door, and hear no sound but bird voices in the trees.
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10  Some words of this conversation must have reached Wilson swaying in the office door, for suddenly a new theme found voice among his gasping cries.
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11  He reached up on tiptoes and peered over a circle of heads into the garage which was lit only by a yellow light in a swinging wire basket overhead.
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12  At her first big golf tournament there was a row that nearly reached the newspapers--a suggestion that she had moved her ball from a bad lie in the semi-final round.
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13  We hadn't reached West Egg village before Gatsby began leaving his elegant sentences unfinished and slapping himself indecisively on the knee of his caramel-colored suit.
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14  Michaelis and this man reached her first but when they had torn open her shirtwaist still damp with perspiration, they saw that her left breast was swinging loose like a flap and there was no need to listen for the heart beneath.
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15  The lawn started at the beach and ran toward the front door for a quarter of a mile, jumping over sun-dials and brick walks and burning gardens--finally when it reached the house drifting up the side in bright vines as though from the momentum of its run.
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16  Already it was deep summer on roadhouse roofs and in front of wayside garages, where new red gas-pumps sat out in pools of light, and when I reached my estate at West Egg I ran the car under its shed and sat for a while on an abandoned grass roller in the yard.
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17  Her husband, among various physical accomplishments, had been one of the most powerful ends that ever played football at New Haven--a national figure in a way, one of those men who reach such an acute limited excellence at twenty-one that everything afterward savors of anti-climax.
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