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  • He was left with his singularly appropriate education; the vague contour of Jay Gatsby had filled out to the substantiality of a man.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I think he hardly knew what he was saying, for when I asked him what business he was in he answered, "That's my affair," before he realized that it wasn't the appropriate reply.  (not reviewed by editor)

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