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" Siam, tack for tack, in light winds and smooth water) - the fourth day, I say, of this miserable juggling with the unavoidable, as we sat at our evening meal, that man, whose slightest movement I dreaded, after putting down the dishes ran up on deck busily.... "
'Twixt Land and Sea - Page 156
by Joseph Conrad - 1912 - 287 pages
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1924 - 258 pages
...drank; and it was all I dared do for him in that respect. Every day there was the horrible manoeuvring to go through so that my room and then the bath-room...Of course he made for my door. There was no time to lose. "Steward," I thundered. My nerves were so shaken that I could not govern my voice and conceal...
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The Works of Joseph Conrad, Volume 12

Joseph Conrad - 1921 - 324 pages
...drank ; and it was all I dared do for him in that respect. Every day there was the horrible manoeuvring to go through so that my room and then the bathroom...Of course he made for my door. There was no time to lose. but I had no doubt that this pantomime could only refer to the strange new captain. " Yes, sir,"...
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'Twixt land and sea, tales

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1923 - 262 pages
...felt that it was he who would bring on the disaster of discovery. It hung like a sword over our heads. we sat at our evening meal, that man, whose slightest...Of course he made for my door. There was no time to lose. "Steward," I thundered. My nerves were so shaken that I could not govern my voice and conceal...
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1921 - 266 pages
...been wetted in a shower which had passed over the ship in the afternoon. Sitting stolidly at the he^id of the table I became terrified at the sight of the...Of course he made for my door. There was no time to lose. "Steward," I thundered. My nerves were so shaken that I could not govern my voice and conceal...
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The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad, Volume 19

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1921 - 264 pages
...that it was he who would bring on the disaster of discovery. It hung like a sword over our heads. 1 The fourth day out, I think (we were then working...Of course he made for my door. There was no time to lose. "Steward," I thundered. My nerves were so shaken that I could not govern my voice and conceal...
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The Works of Joseph Conrad: 'Twixt land and sea tales

Joseph Conrad - 1923 - 260 pages
...that it was he who would bring on the/ disaster of discovery. It hung like a sword over our heads. we sat at our evening meal, that man, whose slightest...Of course he made for my door. There was no time to lose. "Steward," I thundered. My nerves were so shaken that I could not govern my voice and conceal...
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A Book of Modern Short Stories

Dorothy Brewster - Fiction - 1928 - 536 pages
...drank; and it was all I dared do for him in that respect. Every day there was the horrible manoeuvring to go through so that my room and then the bath-room...Of course he made for my door. There was no time to lose. "Steward," I thundered. My nerves were so shaken that 1 could not govern my voice and conceal...
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Selected Short Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1997 - 276 pages
...dreaded, after putting down the dishes ran up on deck busily. This could not be dangerous. Presendy he came down again; and then it appeared that he had...Of course he made for my door. There was no time to lose. 'Steward,' I thundered. My nerves were so shaken that I could not govern my voice and conceal...
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Typhoon and Other Tales

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2002 - 310 pages
...working down the east side of the Gulf of Siam, tack for tack, in light winds and smooth water)—the fourth day, I say, of this miserable juggling with...Of course he made for my door. There was no time to lose. "Steward," I thundered. My nerves were so shaken that I could not govern my voice and conceal...
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'Twixt Land and Sea

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2008 - 10 pages
...after putting down the dishes, ran up on deck busily. This could not be dangerous. Presently he came 10 down again; and then it appeared that he had remembered...garment on his arm. Of course he made for my door. 15 There was no time to lose. "Steward," I thundered. My nerves were so shaken that I could not govern...
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