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And for yourself , too , " I answered , feeling very hopeless , and with a dogged
grimness . Just now , my young cousin , I feel as if I should not mind dying under
the water , ” he remarked with a sigh , but without ceasing to bail for a moment .
A Novel Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford. crowd . It was then that , not knowing
whether I should ever see Carlos again , and with a desperate , unhappy feeling
of loneliness , that I had sought out Barnes in the dim immensity of the steerage .
... in her charm . I had seen her gray eyes ; I had seen her red lips ; her dark hair ,
her lithe gestures ; the carriage of her head ; her throat , her hands . I knew her ; I
seemed to have known her for years . A rush of strange , sweet feeling made ...
... and Castro , coming up panting , would remark from behind that , on such a hot
day as this , it was a shame to disturb even a dog sleeping in the shade . I had
the feeling of absolute absorption into one idea . I was ravaged by a thought .
... but in our case it was different . My passion seemed to spring from our
understanding , because the understanding was in the face of danger . We were
like two people in a slowly sinking ship ; the feeling of the abyss under our feet
was our ...
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“And on this ghostly sigh, on this breath, with the feeble click of beads in the nun’s hands, a silence fell upon the room, vast as the stillness of a world of unknown faiths, loves, beliefs, of ... Read full review