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Meaning of "Her say said" in "This Side of Paradise"?

Here "Her say" means "what she had/wanted to say" (see Merriam-Webster definition 1 for as a noun), which has been "said" (used as past tense of "say"), as she ...
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Meaning of "Her say said" in "This Side of Paradise"?

It is describing the speaker. She had "her say", something she wanted to bring up, and now it has been said. Something like her drink drunk her words spoken That's all.
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What did Fitzgerald mean by "making a great mystery about pulling rusty wires"?

To “pull the wires” means To manipulate or influence (a person) as if pulling the wires of a puppet; to control (a situation, organization, etc.) from behind the scenes. Oxford English Dictionary. A ...
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