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" The poor man has left a young daughter." Who was to look after her I don't know, but I saw the devoted Martin taking the trunks ashore with great care just before I landed myself. I would perhaps have tracked the ways of that man of immense sincerity... "
Victory - Page xv
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Joseph Conrad--comparative Essays

Adam Gillon - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 290 pages
...used to dream for years afterwards. Of Pedro never. The impression was less vivid. ... It seems to be but natural that those three buried in a corner of...should suddenly get out into the light of the world." He met the model for Lena in a cafe not in the tropics but in Southern France, and was struck by her...
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The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad: Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...sunset, though as a matter of fact we were in sight of the low, pestilential, mangrove-lined coast ol our destination. The excellent Father Superior mentioned...the world — so natural that I offer no excuse for then" existence. They were there, they had to vcome out; and this is a sufficient excuse for 4 writer...
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