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" he would die of grief. The general effect of the place was of vitality exhausted, of a body calcined, of romance turned into stone. The still air, the hot sunshine, the white beach curving around the deserted sheet of water, the "
Romance: A Novel - Page 125
by Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1903 - 428 pages
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Imperial Desire: Dissident Sexualities and Colonial Literature

Philip Holden, Richard R. Ruppel
...indeed functions less as a thriving alternative to the dilapidation of Europe than as a hardened fossil: “The general effect of the place was of vitality...beach curving around the deserted sheet of water, the sombre green of the hills, had the motionlessness of things petrified, the vividness of things painted,...
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Modernism, Male Friendship, and the First World War

Sarah Cole - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 297 pages
...indeed functions less as a thriving alternative to the dilapidation of Europe than as a hardened fossil: ‘The general effect of the place was of vitality...beach curving around the deserted sheet of water, the sombre green of the hills, had the motionlessness of things petrified, the vividness of things painted,...
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