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Her Face was Sad and Lovely – “The Great Gatsby” – F Scott Fitzgerald

December 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Description, Prose, Writing

Her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it, bright eyes and a bright passionate mouth—but there was an excitement in her voice that men who had cared for her found difficult to forget: a singing compulsion, a whispered “Listen,” a promise that she had done gay, exciting things just a while since and that there were gay, exciting things hovering in the next hour.

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