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" that the heavy sea which, you told me, came aboard just then might have killed the man? I have seen the sheer weight of a sea kill a man very neatly, by simply breaking his neck. "
'Twixt Land and Sea - Page 126
by Joseph Conrad - 1922 - 264 pages
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The Works of Joseph Conrad, Volume 12

Joseph Conrad - 1921 - 324 pages
...board your own ship ? I've had the Sephora for these fifteen years. I am a well-known shipmaster." should have sympathised with him if I had been able...very neatly, by simply breaking his neck." " Good God ! " he uttered impressively, fixing his smeary blue eyes on me. " The sea ! No man killed by the...
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1924 - 258 pages
...I've never heard of such a thing happening in an English ship. And that it should be my ship. Wife_on board, too." I was hardly listening to him. "Don't...man very neatly, by simply breaking his neck." "Good God!" he uttered, impressively, fixing his smeary blue eyes on me. "The sea! No man killed by the sea...
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1921 - 266 pages
...he had to raise his voice lo give me his tale. It is not worth while to record that version. It was just over two months since all this had happened,...man very neatly, by simply breaking his neck." "Good God!" he uttered, impressively, fixing his smeary blue eyes on me. "The sea! No man killed by the sea...
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The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad, Volume 19

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1921 - 264 pages
...he had to raise his voice to give me his tale. It is not worth while to record that version. It was just over two months since all this had happened,...man very neatly, by simply breaking his neck." "Good God!" he uttered, impressively, fixing his smeary blue eyes on me. "The sea! No man killed by the sea...
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A Book of Modern Short Stories

Dorothy Brewster - Fiction - 1928 - 536 pages
...immensely impressed. ' ' What would you think of such a thing happening on board your own ship ? I 've had the Sephora for these fifteen years. I am a well-known...man very neatly, by simply breaking his neck." "Good God!" he uttered, impressively, fixing his smeary blue eyes on me. "The sea! No man killed by the sea...
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Typhoon and Other Tales

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2002 - 310 pages
...am a well-known shipmaster." He was densely distressed—and perhaps I should have sympathised w ith him if I had been able to detach my mental vision...man very neatly, by simply breaking his neck." "Good God!" he uttered, impressively, fixing his smeary blue eyes on me. "The sea! No man killed by the sea...
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'Twixt Land and Sea

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2008 - 10 pages
...too." I was hardly listening to him. "Don't you think," I said, "that the heavy sea you have told me 25 came aboard just then, might have killed the man....man very neatly by simply breaking his neck." "Good God!" he uttered impressively, fixing his smeary blue eyes on me. "The sea! No man killed by the sea...
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Twixt Land and Sea (Paperbound)

Joseph Conrad - 1988 - 250 pages
...lie had to raise his voice to give me his tale. It is not worth while to record that version. It was just over two months since all this had happened,...man very neatly, by simply breaking his neck." "Good God!" he uttered, impressively, fixing bis smeary blue eyes on me. "The sea! No man killed by the sea...
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