Missing Word: Closing Lines of Novels

Can you fill in the missing words from these final lines of famous novels?

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the ____.The Great Gatsby
He _____ Big Brother.1984
I am thinking of aurochs and angels, the secret of durable pigments, prophetic sonnets, the refuge of art. And this is the only ___________ you and I may share, my Lolita. Lolita
The _____ came down, missing him by inches, and he took off.Catch-22
He was soon borne away by the waves and lost in ________ and distance.Frankenstein
“Like a dog!” he said, it was as if the _____ of it must outlive him.The Trial
The creatures outside looked from ___ to man, and from man to ___, and from ___ to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.Animal Farm
Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start _______ everybody.The Catcher in the Rye
For now she knew what Shalimar knew: If you surrendered to the air, you could ____ it.Song of Solomon
The old man was dreaming about the _____.The Old Man and the Sea
I’m so glad to be at ____ again.The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good ______. Charlotte was both.Charlotte's Web
A Last Note From Your Narrator: I am haunted by ______.The Book Thief
Oh, my girls, however long you may live, I never can wish you a greater _________ than this!Little Women
I never saw any of them again, except the ____. No way has yet been invented to say goodbye to them.The Long Goodbye
“Yes,” I said. “Isn’t it ______ to think so?”The Sun Also Rises
But in the world according to Garp, we are all ________ cases.The World According to Garp
I been ____ a long time.One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
He never _____, the judge. He is dancing, dancing. He says that he will never die.Blood Meridian
Taking the _______ in one of his paws, he pressed it warmly to his wet moustache.A Confederacy of Dunces
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