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1  This fellow has worked out the whole thing.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  Right off he did some work for a client of mine up to Albany.
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3  I'd like to do more work on Long Island if I could get the entry.
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4  I wasn't worth a decent stroke of work but it was more than that--I didn't want to leave Gatsby.
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5  His brown, hardening body lived naturally through the half fierce, half lazy work of the bracing days.
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6  There were generally a few rioters around but they never came into the library so it was a good place to work.
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7  It was that night he sent for me at his dance, and you should have heard the elaborate way he worked up to it.
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8  At the request of Mr. Gatsby we are going to play for you Mr. Vladimir Tostoff's latest work which attracted so much attention at Carnegie Hall last May.
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9  Generally he was one of these worn-out men: when he wasn't working he sat on a chair in the doorway and stared at the people and the cars that passed along the road.
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10  He stayed there two weeks, dismayed at its ferocious indifference to the drums of his destiny, to destiny itself, and despising the janitor's work with which he was to pay his way through.
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11  Myrtle Wilson's body wrapped in a blanket and then in another blanket as though she suffered from a chill in the hot night lay on a work table by the wall and Tom, with his back to us, was bending over it, motionless.
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12  I even had a short affair with a girl who lived in Jersey City and worked in the accounting department, but her brother began throwing mean looks in my direction so when she went on her vacation in July I let it blow quietly away.
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13  He didn't like to go into the garage because the work bench was stained where the body had been lying so he moved uncomfortably around the office--he knew every object in it before morning--and from time to time sat down beside Wilson trying to keep him more quiet.
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14  He was balancing himself on the dashboard of his car with that resourcefulness of movement that is so peculiarly American--that comes, I suppose, with the absence of lifting work or rigid sitting in youth and, even more, with the formless grace of our nervous, sporadic games.
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