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" It seems to me but natural that those three buried in a corner of my memory should suddenly get out into the light of the world — so natural that I offer no excuse for their existence. "
Victory, an Island Tale - Page xv
by Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 396 pages
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VICTORY

JOSEP CONRAD - 1921
...used to dream for years afterwards. Of Pedro never. The impression was less vivid. I got away from him too quickly. It seems to me but natural that those...memory should suddenly get out into the light of the world—so natural that I offer no excuse for their existence. They were there, they had to come out;...
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Joseph Conrad--comparative Essays

Adam Gillon - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 290 pages
...used to dream for years afterwards. Of Pedro never. The impression was less vivid. ... It seems to be but natural that those three buried in a corner of...should suddenly get out into the light of the world." He met the model for Lena in a cafe not in the tropics but in Southern France, and was struck by her...
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The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad: Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...used to dream for years afterwards. Of Pedro never. The impression was less vivid. I got away from him too quickly. It seems to me but natural that those...the world — so natural that I offer no excuse for then" existence. They were there, they had to vcome out; and this is a sufficient excuse for 4 writer...
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