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" We made our way north. A breeze sprang up, and about noon all the boats came together for the last time. I had no mast or sail in mine, but I made a mast out of a spare oar and hoisted a boat-awning for a sail, with a boat-hook for a yard. She was certainly... "
Youth: And Two Other Stories - Page 35
by Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 379 pages
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 381 pages
...ofF, and there were no letters, there was no word, no stubborn device that was like her soul, to Sash at the rising sun her creed and her name. " We made...had to wait for them. Then we all had a look at the captain's chart, and, after a sociable meal of hard bread and water, got our last instructions. These...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 339 pages
...moved round her remains as if in procession — the long-boat leading. As we pulled across her stem a slim dart of fire shot out viciously at us, and...to wait for them. > Then we all had a look at the captain's chart, and, after a sociable meal of hard bread and water, got our last instructions. These...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories, Volume 26

Joseph Conrad - Abuse of administrative power - 1903 - 339 pages
...ship. "Between the darkness of earth and heaven she was burning fiercely upon a disc of purple sea shot by the blood-red play of gleams; upon a disc of water...had to wait for them. Then we all had a look at the captain's chart, and, after a sociable meal of hard bread and water, got our last instructions. These...
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The Outlook, Volume 60

1898
...mass of coal within. " Then the oars were got out, and the boats, forming in a line, moved round htr remains as if in procession — the long-boat leading....had to wait for them. Then we all had a look at the captain's chart, and. after a sociable meal of hard bread and water, got our last instructions. These...
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The Outlook, Volume 60, Part 1

1898
...noon all the boats came together for the last time. I had no mast or sail in mine ; but I made a mist out of a spare oar and hoisted a boat-awning for a...had to wait for them. Then we all had a look at the captain's chart, and, after a sociable meal of hard bread and water, got our last instructions. These...
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Heart of Darkness and Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1995 - 219 pages
...ship. 'Between the darkness of earth and heaven she was burning fiercely upon a disc of purple sea shot by the blood-red play of gleams; upon a disc of water...had to wait for them. Then we all had a look at the captain's chart, and, after a sociable meal of hard bread and water, got our last instructions. These...
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Heart of Darkness and Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1995 - 219 pages
...name. 'We made our way north. A breeze sprang up, and about noon all the boats came together for die last time. I had no mast or sail in mine, but I made...over-masted, but I had the satisfaction of knowing that winh the wind aft I could beat the other two. I had to wait for them. Then we all had a look at the...
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Selected Short Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1997 - 238 pages
...ship. 'Between the darkness of earth and heaven she was burning fiercely upon a disc of purple sea shot by the blood-red play of gleams; upon a disc of water...had to wait for them. Then we all had a look at the captain's chart, and, after a sociable meal of hard bread and water, got our last instructions. These...
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Heart of Darkness and Other Tales

Joseph Conrad - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 225 pages
...ship. "Between the darkness of earth and heaven she was burning fiercely upon a disc of purple sea shot by the blood-red play of gleams; upon a disc of water...had to wait for them. Then we all had a look at the captain's chart, and, after a sociable meal of hard bread and water, got our last instructions. These...
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Youth : a narrative and two other stories

Joseph Conrad - 1925 - 371 pages
...her stern a slim dart of fire shot out viciously at us, and suddenly she went down, head first, hi a great hiss of steam. The unconsumed stern was the...could beat the other two. I had to wait for them. i Then we all had a look at the captain's chart, and, after a sociable meal of hard bread and water,...
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