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F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby “You McKees have something to drink,” he said. “Get some

more ice and mineral water, Myrtle, before everybody goes to sleep.” “I told that boy about the ice.” Myrtle raised her eyebrows

in despair at the shiftlessness of the lower orders. “These people! You have to keep after them all the time.” She looked at me and laughed pointlessly. Then she

flounced over to the dog, kissed it with ecstasy, and swept into the kitchen, implying that a dozen chefs awaited her orders there. “I‟ve done some nice things out on Long Island,” asserted

Mr. McKee. Tom looked at him blankly. “Two of them we have framed down-stairs.” “Two what?” demanded Tom. “Two studies. One of them I call MONTAUK POINT —

THE GULLS, and the other I call MONTAUK POINT — THE SEA.” The sister Catherine sat down beside me on the couch. “Do you live down on Long Island, too?” she inquired. “I live at West Egg.” “Really? I was down there at a party about a month ago. At a man named Gatsby‟s. Do you know him?”

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