The younger of the two was a stranger to me. She was extended full length at her end of the divan, completely motionless and with her chin raised a little as if she were balancing something on it which was quite likely to fall. If she saw me out of the corner of her eyes she gave no hint of it – indeed, I was almost surprised into murmuring an apology for having disturbed her by coming in.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby. Chapter 1, Nick acknowledges Jordan Baker’s egotism and conceit with an astonished tribute.