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1  I want to wait here till Daisy goes to bed.
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2  We waited for her down the road and out of sight.
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3  Gatsby was waiting where I had left him in the drive.
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4  She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me.
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5  Then I walked slowly down the drive away from the house intending to wait by the gate.
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6  I'm just going to wait here and see if he tries to bother her about that unpleasantness this afternoon.
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7  The minister glanced several times at his watch so I took him aside and asked him to wait for half an hour.
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8  As I waited for my hat in the hall the door of the library opened and Jordan Baker and Gatsby came out together.
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9  I waited but she didn't say any more, and after a moment I returned rather feebly to the subject of her daughter.
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10  It seems that pretty soon the earth's going to fall into the sun--or wait a minute--it's just the opposite--the sun's getting colder every year.
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11  Still later Michaelis had to ask the last stranger to wait there fifteen minutes longer while he went back to his own place and made a pot of coffee.
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12  Then I was lying half asleep in the cold lower level of the Pennsylvania Station, staring at the morning "Tribune" and waiting for the four o'clock train.
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13  And as the time passed and the servants came in and stood waiting in the hall, his eyes began to blink anxiously and he spoke of the rain in a worried uncertain way.
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14  I waited, and sure enough, in a moment she looked at me with an absolute smirk on her lovely face as if she had asserted her membership in a rather distinguished secret society to which she and Tom belonged.
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15  The valley of ashes is bounded on one side by a small foul river, and when the drawbridge is up to let barges through, the passengers on waiting trains can stare at the dismal scene for as long as half an hour.
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16  Gatsby asked me to wait until he was free and I lingered in the garden until the inevitable swimming party had run up, chilled and exalted, from the black beach, until the lights were extinguished in the guest rooms overhead.
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17  At the enchanted metropolitan twilight I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes, and felt it in others--poor young clerks who loitered in front of windows waiting until it was time for a solitary restaurant dinner--young clerks in the dusk, wasting the most poignant moments of night and life.
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