find a description of gatsby that clashes with nick's expectations of him as a florid and corpulent person in his middle years
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Precisely at that point it vanished — and I was looking at an elegant young rough-neck, a year or two over thirty, whose elaborate formality of speech just missed being absurd. Some time before he introduced himself I’d got a strong impression that he was picking his words with care.
The Great Gatsby, Chapter Three