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" ... no two of the same size; all this brought within reach of my hand, as it were. And then I made a brusque movement, and one of the remaining posts of that vanished fence leaped up in the field of my glass. You remember I told you I had been struck... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 555
1899
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Youth and Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 381 pages
...the ruined roof, the long mud wall peeping above the grass, with three little square window-holes, no two of the same size; all this brought within reach...at ornamentation, rather remarkable in the ruinous aspect of the place. Now I had suddenly a nearer view, and its first result was to make me throw my...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 381 pages
...the ruined roof, the long mud wall peeping above the grass, with three little square window-holes, no two of the same size; all this brought within reach...been struck at the distance by certain attempts at ornamenta[ 147 ] tion, rather remarkable in the ruinous aspect of the place. Now I had suddenly a nearer...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 381 pages
...mud wall peeping above the grass, with three little square window-holes, no two of the same size; nil this brought within reach of my hand, as it were....glass. You remember I told you I had been struck at fhe distance by certain attempts at ornamentaf 147 ] tion, rather remarkable in the ruinous aspect...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 339 pages
...the ruined roof, the long mud wall peeping above the grass, with three little square window-holes, no two of the same size; all this brought within reach...at ornamentation, rather remarkable in the ruinous aspect of the place. Now I had suddenly a nearer view, and its first result was to make me throw my...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 226

1900
...the ruined roof, the long mud wall peeping above the grass, with three little, square windowholes, no two of the same size; all this brought within reach of my band, ať It were. And then I made a brusque movement, and one of the remaining posts of that vanished...
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Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1990 - 72 pages
...1 came up — took my chance,' said the Russian. 'Oh, he is bad, very bad.' I directed my glass to the house. There were no signs of life, but there...fence leaped up in the field of my glass. You remember 1 told you 1 had been struck at the distance by certain attempts at ornamentation, rather remarkable...
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Gone Primitive: Savage Intellects, Modern Lives

Marianna Torgovnick - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 328 pages
...example, those heads that adorn Kurtz's palisade, and provide the first hints of "Kurtz's methods": You remember I told you I had been struck at the distance...at ornamentation, rather remarkable in the ruinous aspect of the place. Now I had suddenly a nearer view and its first result was to make me throw my...
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Heart of Darkness and Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1995 - 219 pages
...the ruined roof, the long mud wall peeping above the grass, with three little square window-holes, no two of the same size; all this brought within reach...at ornamentation, rather remarkable in the ruinous aspect of the place. Now I had suddenly a nearer view, and its first result was to make me throw my...
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Heart of Darkness, With, The Congo Diary

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1995 - 166 pages
...the ruined roof, the long mud wall peeping above the grass, with three little square window-holes, no two of the same size; all this brought within reach...at ornamentation, rather remarkable in the ruinous aspect of the place. Now I had suddenly a nearer view, and its first result was to make me throw my...
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Writing War in the Twentieth Century

Margot Norris, Professor Margot Norris - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 300 pages
...miniaturization provided by the telescope, as Marlow scans Kurtz's house, with its seemingly ornamented fence: And then I made a brusque movement, and one of the...vanished fence leaped up in the field of my glass. . . . Now I had suddenly a nearer view, and its first result was to make me throw my head back as if...
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