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1  For half a minute there wasn't a sound.
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2  But they made no sound and what I had almost remembered was uncommunicable forever.
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3  By six o'clock Michaelis was worn out and grateful for the sound of a car stopping outside.
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4  Suddenly with a strained sound, Daisy bent her head into the shirts and began to cry stormily.
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5  I had to follow the sound of it for a moment, up and down, with my ear alone before any words came through.
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6  But evidently the sound of it pleased Gatsby for Tom remained "the polo player" for the rest of the evening.
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7  For some time confused and intriguing sounds had issued from a long many-windowed room which overhung the terrace.
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8  He sat down, miserably, as if I had pushed him, and simultaneously there was the sound of a motor turning into my lane.
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9  Then he made a harsh sound in his throat and with a violent thrusting movement of his powerful arms pushed his way through.
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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  As we started through the gate into the cemetery I heard a car stop and then the sound of someone splashing after us over the soggy ground.
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12  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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13  Through the hall of the Buchanans' house blew a faint wind, carrying the sound of the telephone bell out to Gatsby and me as we waited at the door.
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14  A wafer of a moon was shining over Gatsby's house, making the night fine as before and surviving the laughter and the sound of his still glowing garden.
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15  As Tom took up the receiver the compressed heat exploded into sound and we were listening to the portentous chords of Mendelssohn's Wedding March from the ballroom below.
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16  The wind had blown off, leaving a loud bright night with wings beating in the trees and a persistent organ sound as the full bellows of the earth blew the frogs full of life.
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17  The practical thing was to find rooms in the city but it was a warm season and I had just left a country of wide lawns and friendly trees, so when a young man at the office suggested that we take a house together in a commuting town it sounded like a great idea.
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