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F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

presence, he would have taken one short glance beneath our own table. “Look here, old sport,” said Gatsby, leaning toward me,

“I‟m afraid I made you a little angry this morning in the car.” There was the smile again, but this time I held out against it. “I don‟t like mysteries,” I answered. “And I don‟t

understand why you won‟t come out frankly and tell me what you want. Why has it all got to come through Miss Baker?” “Oh, it‟s nothing underhand,” he assured me. “Miss Baker‟s

a great sportswoman, you know, and she‟d never do anything that wasn‟t all right.” Suddenly he looked at his watch, jumped up, and hurried

from the room, leaving me with Mr. Wolfsheim at the table. “He has to telephone,” said Mr. Wolfsheim, following him

with his eyes. “Fine fellow, isn‟t he? Handsome to look at and a perfect gentleman.” “Yes.” “He‟s an Oggsford man.” “Oh!” “He went to Oggsford College in England. You know

Oggsford College?” “I‟ve heard of it.” “It‟s one of the most famous colleges in the world.”

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