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1  Our white girlhood was passed together there.
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2  Taking a white card from his wallet he waved it before the man's eyes.
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3  The idea is if we don't look out the white race will be--will be utterly submerged.
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4  He came only once, in white knickerbockers, and had a fight with a bum named Etty in the garden.
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5  The windows were ajar and gleaming white against the fresh grass outside that seemed to grow a little way into the house.
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6  Their house was even more elaborate than I expected, a cheerful red and white Georgian Colonial mansion overlooking the bay.
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7  In the early morning the sun threw my shadow westward as I hurried down the white chasms of lower New York to the Probity Trust.
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8  A white ashen dust veiled his dark suit and his pale hair as it veiled everything in the vicinity--except his wife, who moved close to Tom.
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9  He had just shaved for there was a white spot of lather on his cheekbone and he was most respectful in his greeting to everyone in the room.
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10  The sister, Catherine, was a slender, worldly girl of about thirty with a solid sticky bob of red hair and a complexion powdered milky white.
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11  As we crossed Blackwell's Island a limousine passed us, driven by a white chauffeur, in which sat three modish Negroes, two bucks and a girl.
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12  They were both in white and their dresses were rippling and fluttering as if they had just been blown back in after a short flight around the house.
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13  When I came opposite her house that morning her white roadster was beside the curb, and she was sitting in it with a lieutenant I had never seen before.
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14  When we came into the station he was next to me and his white shirt-front pressed against my arm--and so I told him I'd have to call a policeman, but he knew I lied.
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15  We drove over to Fifth Avenue, so warm and soft, almost pastoral, on the summer Sunday afternoon that I wouldn't have been surprised to see a great flock of white sheep turn the corner.
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16  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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17  I had on a new plaid skirt also that blew a little in the wind and whenever this happened the red, white and blue banners in front of all the houses stretched out stiff and said tut-tut-tut-tut in a disapproving way.
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18  Sometimes she and Miss Baker talked at once, unobtrusively and with a bantering inconsequence that was never quite chatter, that was as cool as their white dresses and their impersonal eyes in the absence of all desire.
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19  Over the great bridge, with the sunlight through the girders making a constant flicker upon the moving cars, with the city rising up across the river in white heaps and sugar lumps all built with a wish out of non-olfactory money.
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20  Dressed up in white flannels I went over to his lawn a little after seven and wandered around rather ill-at-ease among swirls and eddies of people I didn't know--though here and there was a face I had noticed on the commuting train.
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