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The Great Gatsby
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  • Her husband, among various physical accomplishments, had been one of the most powerful ends that ever played football at New Haven a national figure in a way, one of those men who reach such an acute limited excellence at twenty-one that everything afterward savors of anti-climax.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Do you see? " There was something pathetic in his concentration, as if his complacency, more acute than of old, was not enough to him any more.  (not reviewed by editor)

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