The Great Gatsby

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“He smiled understandingly – much more than understandingly. It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life. It faced – or seemed to face – the whole eternal world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favour. It understood you just as far as you wanted to be understood, believed in as you would like to believe in yourself, and assured you that, at your best, hoped to convey.”

— Nick Carraway about Jay Gatsby

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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