• As soon as I arrived I made an attempt to find my host but the two or three people of whom I asked his whereabouts stared at me in such an amazed way and denied so vehemently an knowledge of his movements that I slunk off in the direction of the cocktail table--the only place in the garden where a single man could linger without looking purposeless and alone.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald (2013). “O Grande Gatsby: The Great Gatsby: Edição bilíngue português - inglês”, p.170, Editora Landmark LTDA