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1  There was a long silence on the other end of the wire, followed by an exclamation.
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2  I tried four times; finally an exasperated central told me the wire was being kept open for long distance from Detroit.
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3  In various unrevealed capacities he had come in contact with such people but always with indiscernible barbed wire between.
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4  Only wind in the trees which blew the wires and made the lights go off and on again as if the house had winked into the darkness.
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5  Almost at the moment when Mr. Gatsby identified himself a butler hurried toward him with the information that Chicago was calling him on the wire.
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6  He reached up on tiptoes and peered over a circle of heads into the garage which was lit only by a yellow light in a swinging wire basket overhead.
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7  With his hands still in his coat pockets he stalked by me into the hall, turned sharply as if he were on a wire and disappeared into the living room.
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8  Two o'clock and the whole corner of the peninsula was blazing with light which fell unreal on the shrubbery and made thin elongating glints upon the roadside wires.
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9  Usually her voice came over the wire as something fresh and cool as if a divot from a green golf links had come sailing in at the office window but this morning it seemed harsh and dry.
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10  I was sure he'd start when he saw the newspapers, just as I was sure there'd be a wire from Daisy before noon--but neither a wire nor Mr. Wolfshiem arrived, no one arrived except more police and photographers and newspaper men.
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