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A Novel Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford. LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS who
writhed and tumbled Full of men other over each Frontispiece TACING PAGE 34
« Take a fool's advice , and scoot ” . I felt that the light of Romance was going out
of my ...
... new sugar , of new rum ; the glassy double sheen of Ramon's great spectacles
, the piercing eyes in the mahogany face , while the tap , tap , tap of a cane on the
flags went on behind the inner door ; the click of the latch ; the stream of light .
The warm reflection of the light behind her , gilding the curve of her face from ear
to chin , lost itself in the shadows of black lace falling from dark hair that was not
quite black . She spoke as if the words clung to her lips ; as if she had to put them
It seems that on Liverpool docks , in the owl - light , they fell in with an elderly
hunks just returned from West Indies , who asks the time at the door of a shipping
agent . Castro pulls out a watch , and the old fellow jumps on it , vows it's his own
Then I plunged into it . The bracken underfoot rustled and rustled . I came to a
halt . A little bar of light lay on the horizon in front of me , almost colorless . It was
crossed again and again by the small fir - trunks that were little more than wands .
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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