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1  But she didn't say another word.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  He reads deep books with long words in them.
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3  The words seemed to bite physically into Gatsby.
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4  Laughter is easier, minute by minute, spilled with prodigality, tipped out at a cheerful word.
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5  Some time before he introduced himself I'd got a strong impression that he was picking his words with care.
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6  I had to follow the sound of it for a moment, up and down, with my ear alone before any words came through.
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7  He literally glowed; without a word or a gesture of exultation a new well-being radiated from him and filled the little room.
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8  They were, at least, agonizingly aware of the easy money in the vicinity and convinced that it was theirs for a few words in the right key.
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9  The butler came back and murmured something close to Tom's ear whereupon Tom frowned, pushed back his chair and without a word went inside.
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10  He raised his hand to stop my words, looked at me with unforgettable reproach and opening the door cautiously went back into the other room.
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11  Some words of this conversation must have reached Wilson swaying in the office door, for suddenly a new theme found voice among his gasping cries.
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12  He was saying some last word to her but the eagerness in his manner tightened abruptly into formality as several people approached him to say goodbye.
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13  She was only extemporizing but a stirring warmth flowed from her as if her heart was trying to come out to you concealed in one of those breathless, thrilling words.
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14  Through all he said, even through his appalling sentimentality, I was reminded of something--an elusive rhythm, a fragment of lost words, that I had heard somewhere a long time ago.
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15  Daisy looked at Tom frowning and an indefinable expression, at once definitely unfamiliar and vaguely recognizable, as if I had only heard it described in words, passed over Gatsby's face.
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16  Tom and Miss Baker sat at either end of the long couch and she read aloud to him from the "Saturday Evening Post"--the words, murmurous and uninflected, running together in a soothing tune.
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17  At first I couldn't find the source of the high, groaning words that echoed clamorously through the bare garage--then I saw Wilson standing on the raised threshold of his office, swaying back and forth and holding to the doorposts with both hands.
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