Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" Where could he have gone to, after all these years? Not a single soul belonging to him lived anywhere on earth. Of this fact — not such a remote one, after all — he had only lately become aware; for it is failure that makes a man enter into himself... "
Victory: An Island Tale - Page 75
by Joseph Conrad - 1915 - 462 pages
Full view - About this book

Victory

1921
...he had only lately become aware; for it is failure that makes a man enter into himself and reckon up his resources. And though he had made up his mind...feelings. Meantime Schomberg watched Heyst out of the corner of his eye. Towards the unconscious object of his enmity he preserved a distant Lieutenant-of-theReserve...
Full view - About this book

VICTORY

JOSEP CONRAD - 1921
...all—he had only lately become aware; for it is failure that makes a man enter into himself and reckon up his resources. And though he had made up his mind...contradictions that lacerate our intelligence and our feelings. meanour. Nudging certain of his customers with his elbow, he begged them to observe what airs "that...
Full view - About this book

Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...all—he had only lately become aware; for it is failure that makes a man enter into himself and reckon up his resources. And though he had made up his mind...contradictions that lacerate our intelligence and our feelings, v Meantime Schomberg watched Heyst out of the corner of his eye. Towards the unconscious object of...
Full view - About this book

Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1923
...he had only lately become aware; for it is failure that makes a man enter into himself and reckon up his resources. And though he had made up his mind...by this sense of loneliness which had come to him hi the hour of renunciation. It hurt him. Nothing is more painful than the shock of sharp contradictions...
Full view - About this book

Victory

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1921
...he had only lately become aware; for it is failure that makes a man enter into himself and reckon up his resources. And though he had made up his mind...renunciation. It hurt him. Nothing is more painful than the shocJ* of sharp contradictions that lacerate our intelligence and our feelings. Meantime Schomberg...
Full view - About this book

The Ruling Passion: British Colonial Allegory and the Paradox of Homosexual ...

Christopher Lane - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 326 pages
...ruminate on his failed relationship with Morrison and the "hour of renunciation" that replaced it: "Nothing is more painful than the shock of sharp contradictions that lacerate our intelligence and our feelings" (110). The noise "pursues" Heyst with its ceaseless repetition until, "driven to desperation," he abandons...
Limited preview - About this book

Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road

Neil Peart - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 462 pages
...he had only lately become aware; for it is failure that makes a man enter into himself and reckon up his resources. And though he had made up his mind...contradictions that lacerate our intelligence and our feelings. "I'll drift," Heyst had said to himself deliberately. He did not mean intellectually or sentimentally...
Limited preview - About this book

Victory, an Island Tale

Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 396 pages
...he had only lately become aware; for it is failure that makes a man enter into himself and reckon up his resources. And though he had made up his mind...feelings. Meantime Schomberg watched Heyst out of the earner of his eye. Towards the unconscious object of his enmity he preserved a distant Lieutenant-of-theReserve...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF