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1  I wanted somebody who wouldn't gossip.
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2  I wanted to get up and slap him on the back.
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3  I was feeling a little sick and I wanted to be alone.
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4  They're some people Wolfshiem wanted to do something for.
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5  He had control of himself now and he wanted to see more of Tom.
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6  He wanted to go and he didn't see that Mr. Sloane had determined he shouldn't.
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7  I was flattered that she wanted to speak to me, because of all the older girls I admired her most.
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8  I think that he would have acknowledged anything, now, without reserve, but he wanted to talk about Daisy.
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9  It all happened in a minute but it seemed to me that she wanted to speak to us, thought we were somebody she knew.
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10  I wanted to explain that I'd hunted for him early in the evening and to apologize for not having known him in the garden.
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11  He talked a lot about the past and I gathered that he wanted to recover something, some idea of himself perhaps, that had gone into loving Daisy.
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12  She was feeling the pressure of the world outside and she wanted to see him and feel his presence beside her and be reassured that she was doing the right thing after all.
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13  She laughed again, as if she said something very witty, and held my hand for a moment, looking up into my face, promising that there was no one in the world she so much wanted to see.
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14  We were in the same Senior Society, and while we were never intimate I always had the impression that he approved of me and wanted me to like him with some harsh, defiant wistfulness of his own.
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15  I wanted to get out and walk eastward toward the park through the soft twilight but each time I tried to go I became entangled in some wild strident argument which pulled me back, as if with ropes, into my chair.
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16  When I came back from the East last autumn I felt that I wanted the world to be in uniform and at a sort of moral attention forever; I wanted no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into the human heart.
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17  It understood you just so far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself and assured you that it had precisely the impression of you that, at your best, you hoped to convey.
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