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" I did once turn fresh-water sailor for a bit," that we knew we were fated, before the ebb began to run, to hear about one of Marlow's inconclusive experiences. "I don't want to bother you much with what happened to me personally... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 170
1899
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The Living Age, Volume 225

1900 - 872 pages
...silence when he said In a hesitating voice; "I suppose you fellows remember I did once turn fresh-water sailor for a bit," that we knew we were fated, before...what happened to me personally," he began, showing himself in this remark curiously like most tellers of tales, who seem always so strangely unaware of...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 394 pages
...silence, when he said, in a hesitating voice, " I suppose you fellows remember I did once turn fresh-water sailor for a bit," that we knew we were fated, before...showing in this remark the weakness of .many tellers of talcs who seem so often unaware of what their audience would best like to hear ; " yet to understand...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 402 pages
...silence, when he said, in a hesitating voice, " I suppose you fellows remember I did once turn fresh-water sailor for a bit," that we knew we were fated, before...hear about one of Marlow's inconclusive experiences. ']! don't want to bother you much with what happened to me personally," he began, showing in this remark...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 398 pages
...silence, when he said, in a hesitating voice, " I suppose you fellows remember I did once turn fresh-water sailor for a bit," that we knew we were fated, before...the weakness of many tellers of tales who seem so -of ten unaware of what their audience would best like to hear ; " yet to understand the effect of...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1924 - 366 pages
...silence, when he said, in a hesitating voice, "I suppose you fellows remember I did once turn fresh-water sailor for a bit," that we knew we were fated, before the ebb began to run, to hear about one of Mario w's inconclusive > experiences. "I don't want to bother you much with what happened to me personally,"...
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The Critical Game

John Albert Macy - 1922 - 348 pages
...mouth of Marlow, an eloquent, reflective, world-worn man. In one no place Conrad says, "We knew that we were fated, before the ebb began to run, to hear about one of Marlow's inconclusive experiences." The story Marlow tells is no more inconclusive and rambling than most of the other stories, so that...
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Complete Works, Volume 16

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 360 pages
...we knew we were fated^before-th&gbb began. s&& run, ~to -Ixgar about one ofQVtarlow's inconclusive to bother you much with what happened to me personally,"...began, showing in this remark the weakness .of many :┬▒ellers of tales who seem so often unaware of what their audience would best like to hear; "yet to...
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Story-writing: Lessons from the Masters

Frances Melville Perry - 1926 - 270 pages
...for objectivity, for authenticity, for a certain pervasive interest and charm. He makes Marlow say, "I don't want to bother you much with what happened to me personally," in order that he may comment that Marlow showed by that remark the weakness of many tellers of tales...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 98

1906 - 894 pages
...the mouth of Marlow, an eloquent, reflective, world-worn man. In one place Conrad says, "We knew that we were fated, before the ebb began to run, to hear about one of Marlow's inconclusive experiences." The story Marlow tells is no more inconclusive and rambling than most of the other stories, so that...
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Conrad's Western World

Norman Sherry - 1971 - 484 pages
...field of endeavour, Conrad was able to move his story from the area of mere personal disappointment: 'I don't want to bother you much with what happened to me personally', Marlow says (p. 51), for it is 'the effect of it' on him that was important, just as it was in the...
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