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" ... the clear stars, a dull red glow, expanding and collapsing spasmodically like the end of a gigantic cigar puffed at intermittently in the dark. Axel Heyst was also a smoker; and when he lounged out on his verandah with his cheroot, the last thing... "
Victory: An Island Tale - Page 4
by Joseph Conrad - 1915 - 462 pages
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The Bookman, Volume 51

Book collecting - 1920
...collapsing spasmodically like the end of a gigantic cigar puffed at intermittently in the dark. Axel Jlcyat was also a smoker; and when he lounged out on his...the same size as that other one so many miles away." I slept more comfortably for finding this. How often does the same doubt, tbe same semi-certainty assail...
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VICTORY

JOSEP CONRAD - 1921
...at intermittently in the dark. Axel Heyst was also a smoker; and when he lounged out on his verandah with his cheroot, the last thing before going to bed,...the volcano was company to him in the shades of the night—which were often too thick, one would think, to let a breath of air through. There was seldom...
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Essays Toward a Symbolic of Motives, 1950-1955

Kenneth Burke, William Howe Rueckert - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 315 pages
...at intermittently in the dark. Axel Heyst was also a smoker. And when he lounged out on his verandah with his cheroot, the last thing before going to bed,...the same size as that other one so many miles away. We could hardly fail to note so "empathic" an image, whereby an object far distant was enigmatically...
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