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" Do you see them?" Heyst whispered into the girl's ear. "Here they are, the envoys of the outer world. Here they are before you — evil intelligence, instinctive savagery, arm in arm. The brute force is at the back. A trio of fitting envoys perhaps—... "
Victory: An Island Tale - Page 367
by Joseph Conrad - 1915 - 462 pages
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Victory

1921
...whose hat just came up to his governor's shoulder. "Do you see them?" Heyst whispered into the girl's ear. "Here they are, the envoys of the outer world....not let it go. He continued, bitterly playful: "I don't know. I don't think so. There is a strain in me which lays me under an insensate obligation to...
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VICTORY

JOSEP CONRAD - 1921
...into the girl's ear. "Here they are, the envoys of the outer world. Here they are before you—evil intelligence, instinctive savagery, arm in arm. The...brute force is at the back. A trio of fitting envoys perhaps—but what about the welcome? Suppose I were armed, could I shoot those two down where they...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...into the girl's ear. "Here they are, the envoys of the outer world. Here they are before you—evil intelligence, instinctive savagery, arm in arm. The...brute force is at the back. A trio of fitting envoys perhaps—but what about the welcome? Suppose I were armed, could I shoot those two down where they...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1923
...whose hat just came up to his governor's shoulder. "Do you see them?" Heyst whispered into the girl's ear. "Here they are, the envoys of the outer world....not let it go. He continued, bitterly playful: "I don't know. I don't think so. There is a strain in me which lays me under an insensate obligation to...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1921
...whose hat just came up to his governor's shoulder. "Do you see them?" Heyst whispered into the girl's ear. "Here they are, the envoys of the outer world....not let it go. He continued, bitterly playful: "I don't know. I don't think so. There is a strain in me which lays me under an insensate obligation to...
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Joseph Conrad: A Short Study of His Intellectual and Emotional Attitude ...

Wilson Follett - 1915 - 111 pages
...Heyst of these two and their enchained and primitive servitor Pedro. "Here they are before you—evil intelligence, instinctive savagery, arm in arm. The...about the welcome? Suppose I were armed, could I shoot down those two where they stand?" Later Jones is moved to explain: "... in one way I am . . . the world...
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Joseph Conrad: Third World Perspectives

Robert D. Hamner - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 273 pages
...suggested by Heyst's description to Lena when she sees them for the first time from her bungalow: '. . . Here they are before you - evil intelligence, instinctive...savagery arm in arm. The brute force is at the back...'. But the three desperadoes do not become symbols of these qualities. There are other similarly explicit...
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Victory, an Island Tale

Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 396 pages
...whose hat just came up to his governor's shoulder. "Do you see them?" Heyst whispered into the girl's ear. "Here they are, the envoys of the outer world....not let it go. He continued, bitterly playful: "I don't know. I don't think so. There is a strain in me which lays me under an insensate obligation to...
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The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad: Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...whose hat just came up to his governor's sioulder. "Do you see them?" Heyst whispered into the girl's ear. "Here they are, the envoys of the outer -world....not let it go. He continued, bitterly playful: "I don't know. I don't think so. There is a strain in me which lays me under an insensate obligation to...
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