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The Great Gatsby
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  • Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter — tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms fartherů and one fine morning — So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

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  • Her unhappy childhood memories receded as she grew older.
  • The pain is beginning to recede.

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