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The Great Gatsby
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  • Fifty feet from the door a dozen headlights illuminated a bizarre and tumultuous scene.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Tom talked incessantly, exulting and laughing, but his voice was as remote from Jordan and me as the foreign clamor on the sidewalk or the tumult of the elevated overhead.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The prolonged and tumultuous argument that ended by herding us into that room eludes me, though I have a sharp physical memory that, in the course of it, my underwear kept climbing like a damp snake around my legs and intermittent beads of sweat raced cool across my back.  (not reviewed by editor)

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