F. Scott Fitzgerald quote about library from The Great Gatsby - I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me
up to sit in a library.
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I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me
up to sit in a library.
 F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925). copy citation

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

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Jordan looked at him alertly, cheerfully, without answering.
«I was brought by a woman named Roosevelt,» he continued. «Mrs Claud Roosevelt. Do you know her? I met her somewhere last night. I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.»
«Has it?»
«A little bit, I think. I can't tell yet. I've only been here an hour. Did I tell you about the books? They're real. They're—»
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