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F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Quotes: A phrase began to beat in my ears with a sort of heady excitement:
         

A phrase began to beat in my ears with a sort of heady excitement: "There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.


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