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" of my hair was concealed by the handkerchief bound under my hat; my footsteps echoed loudly under the vault, and I penetrated into the heart of the city. And directly, it seemed to me, I had stepped back three hundred years. I had never seen anything... "
Romance: A Novel - Page 359
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
...the city of Havana symbolizes for Kemp an imaginary, lost past of heroic and venerable masculinity: I penetrated into the heart of the city. And directly,...that seemed to have thrown all its might, all its vigour, and all its enthusiasm into one supreme effort of valour and greed. .. . With what a fury of...
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Modernism, Male Friendship, and the First World War

Sarah Cole - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 297 pages
...the city of Havana symbolizes for Kemp an imaginary; lost past of heroic and venerable masculinity: I penetrated into the heart of the city. And directly,...anything so old; this was the abandoned inheritance oi an adventurous race, that seemed to have thrown all its might, all its vigour, and all its enthusiasm...
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