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" What prevented him telling us all about it at once, he wanted to know. I detained him as he was making a move. For the last two days the crew had had plenty of hard work, and the night before they had very little sleep. I felt painfully that... "
'Twixt Land and Sea - Page 101
by Joseph Conrad - 1922 - 264 pages
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1924 - 258 pages
...wanted to know. I detained him as he was making a move. For the last two days the crew had had plenty of hard work, and the night before they had very little sleep. I felt painfully that I—a stranger—was doing something un- , usual when I directed him to let all hands turn in without...
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'Twixt Land and Sea: Tales

Joseph Conrad - 1923 - 260 pages
...wanted to know. I detained him as he was making a move. For the last two days the crew had had plenty of hard work, and the night before they had very little sleep. I felt painfully that I—a stranger—was doing something unusual when I directed him to let all hands turn in without setting...
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Short Stories: A Collection of Types of the Short Story

William Thomson Hastings, Benjamin Croker Clough, Kenneth Oliver Mason - Short stories - 1924 - 412 pages
...wanted to know. I detained him as he was making a move. For the last two days the crew had had plenty of hard work, and the night before they had very little...without setting an anchor-watch. I proposed to keep en deck myself till one o'clock or thereabouts. I would get the second mate to relieve me at that hour....
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The Works of Joseph Conrad: 'Twixt land and sea tales

Joseph Conrad - 1923 - 260 pages
...wanted to know. I detained him as he was making a move. For the last two days the crew had had plenty of hard work, and the night before they had very little sleep. I felt painf ully that I — a stranger — was doing something unusual when I directed him to let all hands...
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A Book of Modern Short Stories

Dorothy Brewster - Fiction - 1928 - 536 pages
...wanted to know. I detained him as he was making a move. For the last two days the crew had had plenty of hard work, and the night before they had very little...anchor-watch. I proposed to keep on deck myself till one o 'clock or thereabouts. I would get the second mate to relieve me at that hour. "He will turn out...
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Others

Joseph Hillis Miller - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 300 pages
...seemingly magic promptness brings Leggatt into his life as the objective embodiment of his own strangeness: "I felt painfully that I — a stranger — was doing something unusual when I directed [the mate] to let all hands turn in without setting an anchor watch" (27). Sigmund Freud, citing Schelling,...
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Typhoon and Other Tales

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2002 - 310 pages
...tomorrow." I detained him as he was making a move. For the last two days the crew had had plenty of hard work, and the night before they had very little sleep. I felt painfully that I—a stranger—was doing something unusual when I directed him to let all hands turn in without setting...
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'Twixt Land and Sea

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2008 - 10 pages
...tomorrow." I detained him as he was making a move. For the last two days the crew had had plenty of hard work and the night before they had very little...unusual when I directed him to let all hands turn in 5 without setting an anchor watch. I proposed to keep on deck myself till one o'clock or thereabouts....
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