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" Formerly, in solitude and in silence, he had been used to think clearly and sometimes even profoundly, seeing life outside the flattering optical delusion of everlasting hope, of conventional self-deceptions, of an ever-expected happiness. "
Victory, an Island Tale - Page 82
by Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 396 pages
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Victory: An Island Tale

Joseph Conrad - Abused women - 1915 - 415 pages
...in a chair and mused. Formerly, in solitude and iii silence, he had been used to think clearly anc sometimes even profoundly, seeing life outside the...awakening of a tenderness, indistinct and confused as yet, towarc an unknown woman. Gradually silence, a real silence, had established it self round him. The...
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1921 - 385 pages
...He did not attempt to go to sleep ; he did not even unbutton the top button of his tunic. He sat in a chair and mused. Formerly, in solitude and in silence,...happiness. But now he was troubled; a light veil seemed tc hang before his mental vision ; the awakening of a tenderness, indistinct and confused as yet, towards...
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VICTORY

JOSEP CONRAD - 1921
...He did not attempt to go to sleep; he did not even unbutton the top button of his tunic. He sat in a chair and mused. Formerly, in solitude and in silence,...conventional self-deceptions, of an ever-expected hap piness. But now he was troubled; a light veil seemed tc hang before his mental vision; the awakening...
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