F. Scott Fitzgerald quote about summer from The Great Gatsby - 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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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.
 F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925). copy citation

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

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“«How do you get to West Egg village?» he asked helplessly.
I told him. And as I walked on I was lonely no longer. I was a guide, a pathfinder, an original settler. He had casually conferred on me the freedom of the neighborhood.
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.
There was so much to read, for one thing, and so much fine health to be pulled down out of the young breath-giving air. I bought a dozen volumes on banking and credit and investment securities, and they stood on my shelf in red and gold like new money from the mint, promising to unfold the shining secrets that only Midas and Morgan and Maecenas knew.” source

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