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1  The answer to this was unexpected.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  I meant nothing in particular by this remark but it was taken up in an unexpected way.
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3  My dear," she cried, "I'm going to give you this dress as soon as I'm through with it.
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4  And, after boasting this way of my tolerance, I come to the admission that it has a limit.
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5  My family have been prominent, well-to-do people in this middle-western city for three generations.
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6  There is always a halt there of at least a minute and it was because of this that I first met Tom Buchanan's mistress.
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7  Evidently he lived in this vicinity for he told me that he had just bought a hydroplane and was going to try it out in the morning.
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8  I never saw this great-uncle but I'm supposed to look like him--with special reference to the rather hard-boiled painting that hangs in Father's office.
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9  Only Gatsby, the man who gives his name to this book, was exempt from my reaction--Gatsby who represented everything for which I have an unaffected scorn.
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10  It was testimony to the romantic speculation he inspired that there were whispers about him from those who found little that it was necessary to whisper about in this world.
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11  I lived at West Egg, the--well, the less fashionable of the two, though this is a most superficial tag to express the bizarre and not a little sinister contrast between them.
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12  Jordan Baker instinctively avoided clever shrewd men and now I saw that this was because she felt safer on a plane where any divergence from a code would be thought impossible.
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13  I couldn't guess what Daisy and Tom were thinking but I doubt if even Miss Baker who seemed to have mastered a certain hardy skepticism was able utterly to put this fifth guest's shrill metallic urgency out of mind.
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14  Upstairs, in the solemn echoing drive she let four taxi cabs drive away before she selected a new one, lavender-colored with grey upholstery, and in this we slid out from the mass of the station into the glowing sunshine.
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15  It had occurred to me that this shadow of a garage must be a blind and that sumptuous and romantic apartments were concealed overhead when the proprietor himself appeared in the door of an office, wiping his hands on a piece of waste.
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16  The abnormal mind is quick to detect and attach itself to this quality when it appears in a normal person, and so it came about that in college I was unjustly accused of being a politician, because I was privy to the secret griefs of wild, unknown men.
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17  Instead of rambling this party had preserved a dignified homogeneity, and assumed to itself the function of representing the staid nobility of the countryside--East Egg condescending to West Egg, and carefully on guard against its spectroscopic gayety.
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