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F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Quotes: He looked around him wildly, as if the past were lurking here in the shadow of his house, just out of reach of his hand.
         

He looked around him wildly, as if the past were lurking here in the shadow of his house, just out of reach of his hand.


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