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F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Quotes: but there was an immediately perceptible vitality about her as if the nerves of her body were continually smouldering.
         

but there was an immediately perceptible vitality about her as if the nerves of her body were continually smouldering.


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And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.

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