This was untrue. I am not even faintly like a rose. She was only extemporizing, but a stirring warmth flowed from her, as if her heart was trying to come out to you concealed in one of those breathless, thrilling words

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter I) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Daisy calls Nick an absolute rose, but even Nick knows she’s extemporizing. . But her sultry voice and appearance keep him from caring about that.

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