The Only Use of
The Great Gatsby
- Its vanished trees, the trees that had made way for Gatsby's house, had once pandered in whispers to the last and greatest of all human dreams; for a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder.
p. 180..4pandered = helped fulfill the wishes
(pander) to pretend to agree with someone to make them happy
to or help fulfill the wishes of another while thinking those wishes are not for the best