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" It was more like those myths, current in Polynesia, of amazing strangers, who arrive at an island, gods or demons, bringing good or evil to the innocence of the inhabitants — gifts of unknown things, words never heard before. Heyst noticed a cork helmet... "
Victory: An Island Tale - Page 257
by Joseph Conrad - 1915 - 462 pages
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Victory

1921
...plunged straight into the stern-sheets of a big boat, the greater part of which was hidden from kim by the planking of the jetty. His eyes fell on the...bony poll. An oar, too, had been knocked overboard, probably by the sprawling man, who was still struggling between the thwarts. By this time Heyst regarded...
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VICTORY

JOSEP CONRAD - 1921
...back for a dozen yards or so, and then looked over. His sight plunged straight into the stern-sheets of' a big boat, the greater part of which was hidden...demons, bringing good or evil to the innocence of the inhabitants—gifts of unknown things, words never heard before. Heyst noticed a cork helmet floating...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...plunged straight into the stern-sheets of a big boat, the greater part of which was hidden from kirn by the planking of the jetty. His eyes fell on the...demons, bringing good or evil to the innocence of the inhabitants—gifts of unknown things, words never heard before. Heyst noticed a cork helmet floating...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1923
...back for a dozen yards or so, and then looked over. His sight plunged straight into the stern-sheets of a big boat, the greater part of which was hidden...bony poll. An oar, too, had been knocked overboard, probably by the sprawling man, who was still struggling between the thwarts. By this time Heyst regarded...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1921
...back for a dozen yards or so, and then looked over. His sight plunged straight into the stern-sheets of a big boat, the greater part of which was hidden...bony poll. An oar, too, had been knocked overboard, probably by the sprawling man, who was still struggling between the thwarts. By this time Heyst regarded...
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Kill Hole

Jamake Highwater - Fiction - 1992 - 214 pages
...certain. Whatever might happen to him, whatever his fate, he was no longer afraid. It was like those myths of amazing strangers, who arrive at an island, gods...gifts of unknown things, words never heard before. —JOSEPH CONRAD WHEN SITKO AND Patu returned to the little room, they discovered that the walls had...
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The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad: Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...man's long legs were tucked up nervelessly. A large earthenware jar, with its wide mouth uncorked j rolled out on the bottom-boards from under the sprawling...bony poll. An oar, too, had been knocked overboard, probably by the sprawling man, who was still struggling between the thwarts. By this time Heyst regarded...
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Victory, an Island Tale

Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 396 pages
...civilisation; but their apparition in a boat Heyst could not connect with anything plausible. The civiUsation of the tropics could have had nothing to do with it....bony poll. An oar, too, had been knocked overboard, probably by the sprawling man, who was still struggling between the thwarts. By this time Heyst regarded...
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