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" Schomberg's argument was met by Mr. Jones's statement that one must do something to kill time. Killing time was not forbidden. For the rest, being in a communicative mood, Mr. Jones said languidly and in a voice indifferent, as if issuing from a tomb,... "
Victory: An Island Tale - Page 127
by Joseph Conrad - 1915 - 462 pages
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Victory

1921
...moustaches stirred by themselves in an odd, feline manner. "Oh, I wasn't thinking of that," said plain Mr. Jones, while Schomberg, dumb and planted heavily...two men intimidated him; but he was losing patience. But what would you think if I told you that I am pretty near as desperate as you two gentlemen? 'Here's...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...you and that other"—eyeing Ricardo suspiciously, as one would look at a strange animal—"gentleman can win of an evening? 'Tisn't as if my customers...jungle without law. Martin was something like that, too—for reasons of his own. All these statements Ricardo confirmed by short, inhuman grins. Schomberg...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1923
...moustaches stirred by themselves in an odd, feline manner. "Oh, I wasn't thinking of that," said plain Mr. Jones, while Schomberg, dumb and planted heavily...two men intimidated him; but he was losing patience. But what would you think if I told you that I am pretty near as desperate as you two gentlemen? 'Here's...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1921
...moustaches stirred by themselves in an odd, feline manner. "Oh, I wasn't thinking of that," said plain Mr. Jones, while Schomberg, dumb and planted heavily...two men intimidated him; but he was losing patience. But what would you think if I told you that I am pretty near as desperate as you two gentlemen? 'Here's...
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Victory, an Island Tale

Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 396 pages
..."Of course I am that; but Ricardo attaches too much importance to a social advantage. What I mean4 for instance, is that he, quiet and inoffensive as...two men intimidated him; but he was losing patience. But what would you think if I told you that I am pretty near as desperate as you two gentlemen? 'Here's...
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The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad: Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...And you have been used to deal with tame people, vf, Lf you? But we aren't tame. We once kept a whoit angry town at bay for two days, and then we got away...these statements Ricardo confirmed by short, inhuman júrins. Schomberg lowered his eyes, for the sight of these two men intimidated him; but he was losing...
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