F. Scott Fitzgerald quote about love from The Great Gatsby - Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
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Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
 F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925). copy citation

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Author F. Scott Fitzgerald
Source The Great Gatsby
Topic love anger
Date 1925
Language English
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Weblink http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks02/0200041.txt

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“I thought you were rather an honest, straightforward person. I thought it was your secret pride.»
«I'm thirty,» I said. «I'm five years too old to lie to myself and call it honor.»
She didn't answer. Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
One afternoon late in October I saw Tom Buchanan. He was walking ahead of me along Fifth Avenue in his alert, aggressive way, his hands out a little from his body as if to fight off interference, his head moving sharply here and there, adapting itself to his restless eyes.” source

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