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Fancy a mud-turtle like you trying to pass an opinion on a gentleman! A
gentleman isn't to be sized up so easily. Even I ain't up to it sometimes. For
instance, that night, all he did was to waggle his finger at me. The skipper stops
his silly chatter, ...
And then he knows a gentleman. A dog knows a gentleman— any dog. It's only
some foreigners that don't know; and nothing can teach them, either.” “And you
mean to say,” asked Schomberg, disregarding what might have been annoying
I know how to deal with a gentleman. I am no daily-bread slave. But when he has
said, “Martin, I am bored,' then look out! There's nothing to do but to shut up,
confound it!” Schomberg, very much cast down, had listened openmouthed. i ...
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Conrad managed to develop characters, imperfect, that all drove themselves forward on their own agendas to the story's conclusion- facilitating and enabling it along the way. He manages to keep the ... Read full review
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In the first part we get an outsider's view of Axel Heyst's character, actions and motives without being certain who he is or what actually drives him. I found this off-putting until the second part ... Read full review