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1  "You will," I answered shortly.
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2  Gatsby's foot beat a short, restless tattoo and Tom eyed him suddenly.
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3  Miss Baker and I exchanged a short glance consciously devoid of meaning.
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4  Making a short deft movement Tom Buchanan broke her nose with his open hand.
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5  I think that, except for my presence, he would have taken one short glance beneath our own table.
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6  "Ask Myrtle," said Tom, breaking into a short shout of laughter as Mrs. Wilson entered with a tray.
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7  Instead of taking the short cut along the Sound we went down the road and entered by the big postern.
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8  His tanned skin was drawn attractively tight on his face and his short hair looked as though it were trimmed every day.
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9  So I take advantage of this short halt, while Gatsby, so to speak, caught his breath, to clear this set of misconceptions away.
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10  I went in--after making every possible noise in the kitchen short of pushing over the stove--but I don't believe they heard a sound.
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11  They were both in white and their dresses were rippling and fluttering as if they had just been blown back in after a short flight around the house.
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12  In spite of the wives' agreement that such malevolence was beyond credibility, the dispute ended in a short struggle, and both wives were lifted kicking into the night.
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13  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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14  The friends looked out at us with the tragic eyes and short upper lips of south-eastern Europe, and I was glad that the sight of Gatsby's splendid car was included in their somber holiday.
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15  When Michaelis's testimony at the inquest brought to light Wilson's suspicions of his wife I thought the whole tale would shortly be served up in racy pasquinade--but Catherine, who might have said anything, didn't say a word.
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16  I even had a short affair with a girl who lived in Jersey City and worked in the accounting department, but her brother began throwing mean looks in my direction so when she went on her vacation in July I let it blow quietly away.
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17  She was appalled by West Egg, this unprecedented "place" that Broadway had begotten upon a Long Island fishing village--appalled by its raw vigor that chafed under the old euphemisms and by the too obtrusive fate that herded its inhabitants along a short cut from nothing to nothing.
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