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Used in
The Great Gatsby
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  • The fact was infinitely astonishing to him, and I recognized first the unusual quality of wonder, and then the man it was the late patron of Gatsby's library.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Has it? " When he realized what I was talking about, that there were twinkle-bells of sunshine in the room, he smiled like a weather man, like an ecstatic patron of recurrent light, and repeated the news to Daisy.  (not reviewed by editor)

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