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F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

as if she might have sounded irreverent, “There wasn‟t any connection.” “I used to know a Bill Biloxi from Memphis,” I remarked. “That was his cousin. I knew his whole family history

before he left. He gave me an aluminum putter that I use to- day.” The music had died down as the ceremony began and now

a long cheer floated in at the window, followed by intermittent cries of “Yea-ea-ea!” and finally by a burst of jazz as the dancing began. “We‟re getting old,” said Daisy. “If we were young we‟d

rise and dance.” “Remember Biloxi,” Jordan warned her. “Where‟d you

know him, Tom?” “Biloxi?” He concentrated with an effort. “I didn‟t know

him. He was a friend of Daisy‟s.” “He was not,” she denied. “I‟d never seen him before. He

came down in the private car.” “Well, he said he knew you. He said he was raised in

Louisville. Asa Bird brought him around at the last minute and asked if we had room for him.” Jordan smiled.

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