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" 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. "
Victory, an Island Tale - Page 329
by Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 396 pages
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - 1921
...the fiction of his invalidism, Mr. Jones, the gentleman, leaned on the arm of Ricardo, the secretary, the top of whose hat just came up to his governor's...Could I?" Without moving her head, the girl felt for Heyst 's hand, pressed it, and thereafter did not let it go. He continued, bitterly playful: "I don't...
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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 - 412 pages
...Together, one on each side of the screen, they peeped between the edge of the canvas and the verandah -post entwined with creepers. A great heat ascended from...Could I?" Without moving her head, the girl felt for Heyst 's hand, pressed it, and thereafter did not let it go. He continued, bitterly playful: "I don't...
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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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