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" ... of a supreme joy. The whole world, the whole of life, with her return, had changed all around me; it enveloped me, it enfolded me so lightly as not to be felt, so suddenly as not to be believed in, so completely that that whole meeting was an embrace,... "
Imperial Desire: Dissident Sexualities and Colonial Literature - Page 185
by Philip Holden, Richard R. Ruppel
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Romance: A Novel

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - Caribbean Area - 1903 - 428 pages
...overtried souls before the greatness of a change from the verge of despair to the opening of a supreme joy. The whole world, the whole of life, with her return,...was like the fall of a beneficent and welcome death. For suffering is the lot of man, but not inevitable failure or worthless despair which is without end—suffering,...
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Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F. M. Hueffer

Joseph Conrad - 1923
...souls before the greatness of a change from the verge of despair to the opening of a supreme joy. 'fhe whole world, the whole of life, with her return, had...was like the fall of a beneficent and welcome death. For suffering is the lot of man, but not inevitable failure or worthless despair which is without end...
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The Nature of a Crime

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - English fiction - 1924 - 108 pages
...overtried souls before the greatness of a change from the verge of despair to the opening of a supreme joy. The whole world, the whole of life, with her return...was like the fall of a beneficent and welcome death. For suffering is the lot of man, but not inevitable failure or worthless despair which is without end—...
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Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance

Ford Madox Ford - 1924 - 276 pages
...overtried souls before the greatness of a change from the verge of despair to the opening of a supreme joy. The whole world, the whole of life, with her return...was like the fall of a beneficent and welcome death. For suffering is the lot of man, but not inevitable failure or worthless despair which is without end...
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Romance: A Novel

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1924 - 541 pages
...overtried souls before the greatness of a change from the verge of despair to the opening of a supreme joy. The whole world, the whole of life, with her return,...was like the fall of a beneficent and welcome death. For suffering is the lot of man, but not inevitable failure or worthless despair which is without end...
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Modernism, Male Friendship, and the First World War

Sarah Cole, Professor of English and Comparative Literature Sarah Cole, Cole Sarah - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 297 pages
...dramatize both Kemp's unacknowledged regret for lost homoeroticism and his complete inter nalization of the lessons taught by the court. Seraphina herself...of rest that was like the fall of a beneficent and weleome death. (R, 541) Heterosexual life embraces Kemp into death; its processes are silent and soporific,...
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Romance

Joseph Conrad - 1930
...souls before the greatness of a change from the vergt. of despair to the opening of a supreme joy, The whole world, the whole of life, with her return,...was like the fall of a beneficent and welcome death. For suffering is the lot of man, but not inevitable failure or worthless despair which is without end...
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