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" I reckoned it would be dark before we closed with the land," he continued, so low that I had to strain my hearing, near as we were to each other, shoulder touching shoulder almost. "So I asked to speak to the old man. He always seemed very sick when he... "
TWIXT LAND AND SEA - Page 107
by JOSEPH CONRAD - 1912
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The Works of Joseph Conrad, Volume 12

Joseph Conrad - 1921 - 324 pages
...of doing nothing else, and with only an hour or so every evening for a tramp on the quarter-deck." my bed-place, staring through the open port. And I...stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already — I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the...
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1924 - 258 pages
...the side of my bedplace, staring through the open port. And I could imagine perfectly the manner ~ -stubborn if not 'a steadfast operation; something...stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already — I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the...
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'Twixt land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1921 - 266 pages
...directly from the saloon. But that way was never used. The mysterious arrival had discovered the advantage of this particular shape. Entering my room, lighted...stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already — I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the...
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'Twixt land and sea, tales

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1923 - 262 pages
...he had told me something more of the proceedings on board the Sephora once the bad weather was over. think all those matters out several times over. I...stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already — I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the...
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The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad, Volume 19

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1921 - 264 pages
...directly from the saloon. But that way was never used. The mysterious arrival had discovered the advantage of this particular shape. Entering my room, lighted...stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already — I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the...
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The Works of Joseph Conrad: 'Twixt the land and sea

Joseph Conrad - 1925 - 262 pages
...he had told me something more of the proceedings on board the Sephora once the bad weather was over. think all those matters out several times over. I...stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already — I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the...
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Complete Works, Volume 19

Joseph Conrad - 1925 - 256 pages
...perfectly the manner of this thinking out — a stubborn if not a steadfast operation; something of t which I should have been perfectly incapable. "I reckoned...stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already — I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the...
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Conrad's Eastern World, Volume 10

Norman Sherry - Literary Criticism - 1966 - 376 pages
...thrust the master into the boat'. Leggatt commits the murder while a reefed foresail was being set: 'You know, that foresail saved the ship. She was too...poles. And it was I that managed to set it for him [the master].'6 He says of the master of the Sephora : ... the skipper, too, started raving like the...
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Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2004 - 205 pages
...evening for a tramp on the quarter-deck." He whispered, his arms folded on the side of my bed place, staring through the open port. And I could imagine...stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already— I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the...
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Selected Short Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1997 - 276 pages
...of doing nothing else, and with only an hour or so every evening for a tramp on the quarter-deck.' 'I reckoned it would be dark before we closed with...stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already - I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the ship...
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