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The Great Gatsby
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  • 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.
  • It was Gatsby’s father, a solemn old man, very helpless and dismayed, bundled up in a long cheap ulster against the warm September day.

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  • Don’t be dismayed. I have a solution.
  • Hope was replaced by dismay.

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