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" I was not wholly alone with my command; for there was that stranger in my cabin. Or rather, I was not completely and wholly with her. Part of me was absent. That mental feeling of being in two places at once affected me physically as if the mood of secrecy... "
TWIXT LAND AND SEA - Page 130
by JOSEPH CONRAD - 1912
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 26

American fiction - 1918 - 550 pages
...unable to detach my mental vision from my second self," the captain's suspense reaches such a pitch that "that mental feeling of being in two places at once...the mood of secrecy had penetrated my very soul." Sharing his dread, we share the intensity of his relief in that climax moment when "the secret sharer...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 26

American fiction - 1918 - 542 pages
...unable to detach my mental vision from my second self," the captain's suspense reaches such a pitch that "that mental feeling of being in two places at once...the mood of secrecy had penetrated my very soul." Sharing his dread, we share the intensity of his relief in that climax moment when "the secret sharer...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 26

American fiction - 1918 - 570 pages
...unable to detach my mental vision from my second self," the captain's suspense reaches such a pitch that "that mental feeling of being in two places at once...the mood of secrecy had penetrated my very soul." Sharing his dread, we share the intensity of his relief in that climax moment when "the secret sharer...
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1924 - 258 pages
...stranger in my cabin. Or rather, I was not completely and wholly with her. Part of me was absent. iThat mental feeling of being in two places at once affected...if the mood of secrecy had penetrated my very soul, j Before an hour had elapsed since the ship had begun to move, having occasion to ask the mate (he...
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Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2004 - 205 pages
...anybody. I was precious little better than the rest. Only — I was an officer of that old coal wagon, anyhow — " "I quite understand," I conveyed that...caught myself reaching up to his ear in whispers. 1 say I caught myself, but enough had escaped to startle the man. I can't describe it otherwise than...
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Joseph Hillis Miller - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 300 pages
...constantly watching myself, my secret self, as dependent on my actions as my own personality" (40); "The mental feeling of being in two places at once affected...if the mood of secrecy had penetrated my very soul" (48). The doubling of sea and shore, however, that so distinctly anticipates the relation between the...
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'Twixt Land and Sea

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2008 - 10 pages
...they were not unalloyed. I was not wholly alone with my command; for there was that stranger in my 20 cabin. Or rather I was not completely and wholly with...occasion to ask the mate (he stood by my side) to 25 take a compass bearing of the Pagoda, I caught myself reaching up to his ear in whispers. I say...
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