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" The Zangiacomo band was not making music; it was simply murdering silence with a vulgar, ferocious energy. One felt as if witnessing a deed of violence... "
Victory: An Island Tale - Page 77
by Joseph Conrad - 1915 - 462 pages
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VICTORY

JOSEP CONRAD - 1921
...and, so to speak, more contrary to his genius, than this rude exhibition of vigour. The Zangiacomo band was not making music; it was simply murdering...from the unnatural spectacle of their indifference. animation and interest in their faces, and the women in white muslin dresses were coming down in pairs...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1921
...and, so to speak, more contrary to his genius, than this rude exhibition of vigour. The Zangiacomo band was not making music; it was simply murdering...was so strong that it seemed marvellous to see the poeple sitting so quietly on their chairs, drinking so calmly out of their glasses, and giving no signs...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1923
...and, so to speak, more contrary to his genius, than this rude exhibition of vigour. The Zangiacomo band was not making music; it was simply murdering...was so strong that it seemed marvellous to see the poeple sitting so quietly on their chairs, drinking so calmly out of their glasses, and giving no signs...
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The Ruling Passion: British Colonial Allegory and the Paradox of Homosexual ...

Christopher Lane - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 326 pages
...desire to continue watching "this rude exhibition of vigour, . . . [an] unnatural spectacle . . . [that] was simply murdering silence with a vulgar, ferocious...energy. One felt as if witnessing a deed of violence" (112). The impact of these sensations derives from Heyst's characterization of the scene's excess and...
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Essays Toward a Symbolic of Motives, 1950-1955

Kenneth Burke, William Howe Rueckert - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 315 pages
...description of the scene in which Heyst has his first fatal meeting with Lena: The Zangiacomo hand was not making music; it was simply murdering silence...glasses, and giving no signs of distress, anger or fear. Particularly we note such a moment because it characterizes a "first," the time when Heyst and Lena...
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Victory: An Island Tale

Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 326 pages
...and, so to speak, more contrary to his genius, than this rude exhibition of vigour. The Zangiacomo band was not making music; it was simply murdering...was so strong that it seemed marvellous to see the poeple sitting so quietly on their chairs, drinking so calmly out of their glasses, and giving no signs...
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