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Quotes from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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1  The touch of a cluster of leaves revolved it slowly, tracing, like the leg of compass, a thin red circle in the water.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  There was a faint, barely perceptible movement of the water as the fresh flow from one end urged its way toward the drain at the other.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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3  Gatsby, pale as death, with his hands plunged like weights in his coat pockets, was standing in a puddle of water glaring tragically into my eyes.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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4  Across the courtesy bay the white palaces of fashionable East Egg glittered along the water, and the history of the summer really begins on the evening I drove over there to have dinner with the Tom Buchanans.
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5  But I didn't call to him for he gave a sudden intimation that he was content to be alone--he stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and far as I was from him I could have sworn he was trembling.
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6  At high tide in the afternoon I watched his guests diving from the tower of his raft or taking the sun on the hot sand of his beach while his two motor-boats slit the waters of the Sound, drawing aquaplanes over cataracts of foam.
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7  My own house was an eye-sore, but it was a small eye-sore, and it had been overlooked, so I had a view of the water, a partial view of my neighbor's lawn, and the consoling proximity of millionaires--all for eighty dollars a month.
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8  Twenty miles from the city a pair of enormous eggs, identical in contour and separated only by a courtesy bay, jut out into the most domesticated body of salt water in the Western Hemisphere, the great wet barnyard of Long Island Sound.
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