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" Here's the mahn ye were speerin' after. Here's Macdonald." It was the voice of Barnes, and the voice of the every day. I discovered that I had been tremendously upset. The pulses in my temples were throbbing, and I wanted to shut my eyes — to sleep!... "
Romance: A Novel - Page 41
by Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1922 - 428 pages
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Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F. M. Hueffer

Joseph Conrad - 1923 and the words, "mahn ye were speerin' after." The light was obscured, the voice began clamouring insistently. "John Kemp, Johnnie Kemp, noo. Here's...dazed by the light. Barnes remarked hurriedly, "This '11 be your Mr. Macdonald"; and, turning his back on me, forgot my existence. I felt more alone than...
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Modernism, Male Friendship, and the First World War

Sarah Cole, Professor of English and Comparative Literature Sarah Cole, Cole Sarah - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 297 pages
...elided province that invisibly produces wealth: "I was tired; Romance had departed. [The planters] represented all the laborious insects of the world;...down steep places, getting nowhere and doing nothing" (/?, 51). The young Kemp's invective against labor in part illustrates his surly adolescence, but it...
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