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1  We shook hands and I started away.
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2  Gatsby shouldered the mattress and started for the pool.
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3  "Now you're started on the subject," she answered with a wan smile.
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4  Mr. McKee awoke from his doze and started in a daze toward the door.
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5  A dim background started to take shape behind him but at her next remark it faded away.
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6  When I said you were a particular friend of Tom's he started to abandon the whole idea.
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7  Just before noon the phone woke me and I started up with sweat breaking out on my forehead.
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8  Gatsby started to speak, changed his mind, but not before Tom wheeled and faced him expectantly.
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9  Sitting down behind many layers of glass in a sort of green leather conservatory we started to town.
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10  It started because she passed so close to some workmen that our fender flicked a button on one man's coat.
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11  We had over twelve hundred dollars when we started but we got gypped out of it all in two days in the private rooms.
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12  Wilson's eyes fell upon Tom; he started up on his tiptoes and then would have collapsed to his knees had not Tom held him upright.
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13  Next day at five o'clock she married Tom Buchanan without so much as a shiver and started off on a three months' trip to the South Seas.
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14  It was after we started with Gatsby toward the house that the gardener saw Wilson's body a little way off in the grass, and the holocaust was complete.
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15  "You've dyed your hair since then," remarked Jordan, and I started but the girls had moved casually on and her remark was addressed to the premature moon, produced like the supper, no doubt, out of a caterer's basket.
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16  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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17  The Carraways are something of a clan and we have a tradition that we're descended from the Dukes of Buccleuch, but the actual founder of my line was my grandfather's brother who came here in fifty-one, sent a substitute to the Civil War and started the wholesale hardware business that my father carries on today.
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