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1

I wanted the world to be at a sort of moral attention forever; I wanted no more privileged glimpses into the human heart.

nick

2

he'd brought down a string of polo ponies form lake forest (he)

tom

3

it was a factual imitation of some hotel de ville in normandy, with tower on one side, spanking new under a thin, raw beard of ivy (it)

gatsby's house

4

you could see a great pack of muscle shifting when his shoulder moved under his thin coat (his)

tom

5

it was the kind of voice that the ear follows up and down as if each speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again (person being described)

daisy

6

brute of a man, a great big hulking phsycial specimen of a (speaker

daisy

7

it's up to us, who are the dominant race to watch out of those other races will have control of things (speaker

tom

8

sh----don't talk. i want to hear what happens. (speaker)

jordan

9

I've been everywhere and done everything---god, im sophisticated!! (speaker)

daisy

10

he stretched his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and far as i was from him, i could have sworn he was trembling (he)

gatsby

11

but his eyes, dimmed a little by the many paintless days under sun a rain, brood on over the solemn dumping ground (his)

dr. t. j. eckelberg

12

was an imperceptible vitality about her as if the nerves of her body were continually smoldering (her)

myrtle

13

these people! you have to keep after them all the time (speaker)

mrytle

14

he borrowed somebody's best suit to get married in and never even told me about it (he)

george wilson

15

its his wife thats keeping them apart. she's catholic and they don't believe in divorce(speaker)

catherine

16

absolutely real----have pages and everything. i thought they'd be nice, durable cardboard (speaker)

owl eyes man

17

it was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life (person described)

gatsby

18

what's matter? did we run outta gas? (speaker)

owl eyed man

19

she was incurably dishonest (she)

jordan

20

it was a rich cream color, bright with nickel, swollen here and there in its monstrous length (it)

gatsby's rolls royce

21

i tried very hard to die but i seemed to bear an enchanted life (I)

gatsby

22

they were composed of oddly familiar pieces of ivory (they)

wolfsheim's cufflinks

23

take 'em downstairs and give 'em back to whoever they belong to. tell 'em all daisy's changer her mind ('em)

pearls

24

five years next November (speaker)

gatsby

25

by god, i may be old fashioned in my ideas, but women run around too much these days to suit me (I)

tom

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