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" We listened to the steward going into the bath-room out of the saloon, filling the water-bottles there, scrubbing the bath, setting things to rights, whisk, bang, clatter — out again into the saloon — turn the key — click. Such was my scheme for... "
TWIXT LAND AND SEA - Page 117
by JOSEPH CONRAD - 1912
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The Works of Joseph Conrad, Volume 12

Joseph Conrad - 1921 - 324 pages
...and whistling softly for the steward's edification, while the secret sharer of my life stood drawn bolt upright in that little space, his face looking...voice outside the door said : " Beg pardon, sir." him give a start — the first movement he had made for hours. But he did not raise his bowed head....
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1924 - 258 pages
...dressing, splashing, and whistling softly for the steward's edification, while the ^Fifrpti fj'fF'*1' of my life stood drawn up bolt upright in that little...perfectly still. Anybody would have taken him for mg, I was fascinated by it myself. Every moment I had to glance over my shoulder. I was looking at...
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'Twixt land and sea, tales

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1923 - 262 pages
...to give him an opportunity for a good look at my cabin. And then I could at last shut, with a clžar conscience, the door of my stateroom and get my double...outside the door said: "Beg pardon, sir." "Well!" ... I kept my eyes on him, and so when the voice outside the door announced, "There's a ship's boat...
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1921 - 266 pages
...shoulder, I saw him far back there, sitting rigidly on the low stool, his bare feet close to- / gether, his arms folded, his head hanging on his breast —...outside the door said: "Beg pardon, sir." "Well!" ... I kept my eyes on him, and so when the voice outside the door announced, "There's a ship's boat...
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The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad, Volume 19

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1921 - 264 pages
...whispered. "Now you must vanish into the bath-room." He did so, as noiseless as a ghost, and then I rang for the steward, and facing him boldly, directed...outside the door said: "Beg pardon, sir." "Well!" ... I kept my eyes on him, and so when the voice outside the door announced, "There's a ship's boat...
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The Works of Joseph Conrad: 'Twixt land and sea tales

Joseph Conrad - 1923 - 260 pages
...whispered. "Now you must vanish into the bath-room." He did so, as noiseless as a ghost, and then I rang for the steward, and facing him boldly, directed...and perfectly still. Anybody would have taken him f me. I was fascinated by it myself. Every moment Lj had to glance over my shoulder. I was looking...
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Complete Works, Volume 19

Joseph Conrad - 1925 - 256 pages
...bath and did most of my dressing, splashing, and whistling softly for the steward's edificaV tion, while the secret sharer of my life stood drawn up...outside the door said: "Beg pardon, sir." "Well!" ... I kept my eyes on him, and so when the voice outside the door announced, "There's a ship's boat...
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The Works of Joseph Conrad: 'Twixt the land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1925 - 262 pages
...of sight of the door. It would not have been prudent to talk in daytime; and I cguld nptjhave jtood the excitement of that queer sense of whispering to...outside the door said: "Beg pardon, sir." "Well!" ... I kept my eyes on him, and so when the voice outside the door announced, "There's a ship's boat...
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Selected Short Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1997 - 276 pages
...there. We listened to the steward going into the bathroom out of the saloon filling the water-botdes there, scrubbing the bath, setting things to rights,...perfectly still. Anybody would have taken him for me. 'Well!' ... I kept my eyes on him, and so, when the voice outside the door announced, 'There's a ship's...
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Typhoon and Other Tales

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2002 - 310 pages
...the low stool, his bare feet close together, his arms folded, his head hanging on his breast—and perfectly still. Anybody would have taken him for...looking at him when a voice outside the door said: "Well!" ... I kept my eyes on him, and so, when the voice outside the door announced, "There's a ship's...
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