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" All I know is that, for twenty months, neglecting the common joys of life that fall to the lot of the humblest on this earth, I had, like the prophet of old, "wrestled with the Lord... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 45
1928
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A Personal Record

Joseph Conrad - Novelists, English - 1912 - 232 pages
...opinion on this discrepancy. It's the sort of difference that can never be settled. All I know is that, for twenty months, neglecting the common joys of life...the clouds in the sky, and for the breath of life that had to be blown into the shapes of men and women, of Latin and Saxon, of Jew and Gentile. These...
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A Personal Record

Joseph Conrad - Novelists, English - 1912 - 244 pages
...opinion on this discrepancy. It's the sort of difference that can never be settled. All I know is that, for twenty months, neglecting the common joys of life...the clouds in the sky, and for the breath of life that had to be blown into the shapes of men and women, of Latin and Saxon, of Jew and Gentile. These...
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Some English Story Tellers: A Book of the Younger Novelists

Frederic Taber Cooper - Performing Arts - 1912 - 508 pages
...opinion on this discrepancy. It's the sort of difference that can never be settled. All I know is that, for twenty months, neglecting the common joys of life...creation, for the headlands of the coast, for the darkOCM of the Placid Golf, the light on the snows, the eloods OB the sky, and for the breath of life...
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Mount Tom: An All Outdoors Magazine, Volume 7

Tom, Mount (Mass.) - 1912 - 222 pages
...chapters of the novel "Nostromo," a tale of an imaginary (but true) seaboard, . . . . All I know is that for twenty months, neglecting the common joys of life...the lot of the humblest on this earth, I had, like prophet of old, 'wrestled with the Lord' for my creation, for the headlands of the coast, for the darkness...
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Joseph Conrad : The Romance of His Life and of His Books

Alfred A. Knopf, James Huneker - 1914 - 36 pages
...difference that can never be settled. All I know is that, for twenty months, neglecting the common joys qjf life that fall to the lot of the humblest on this earth, I had, like prophet of old, 'wrestled with the Lord' for my creation, for the headlands of the coast, for the darkness...
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A Study in Realism

John Laird - Knowledge, Theory of - 1920 - 256 pages
...the headlands 1 Biographia Literaria, chap. iv. 2 Op. cit. chap. xm. * A Personal Record, chap. v. of the coast, for the darkness of the Placid Gulf, the light on the snows, the clouds on the sky, and for the breath of life that had to be blown into the shapes of men and women, of Latin...
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The Bookman: A Review of Books and Life, Volume 56

Literature - 1923 - 1028 pages
...I know is that for twenty months, neglecting the common joys of life, ... I had, like the prophets of old, "wrestled with the Lord" for my creation,...the Placid Gulf, the light on the snows, the clouds on the sky &nd [this is the most telling clause of the deed] for the breath of life that had to be...
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Joseph Conrad: A Sketch with a Bibliography

Doubleday, Page & Company - 1924 - 52 pages
...of this "Nostromo" grew. Of the writing of this book Conrad says in "A Personal Record" that ". . . for twenty months, neglecting the common joys of life...the clouds in the sky, and for the breath of life that had to be blown into the shapes of men and women, of Latin and Saxon, of Jew and Gentile. There...
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The Works of Joseph Conrad: The mirror of the sea. A personal record

Joseph Conrad - 1925 - 378 pages
...opinion on this discrepancy. It's the sort of difference that can never be settled. All I know, is that, for twenty months, neglecting the common joys of life...the Placid Gulf, the light on the snows, the clouds on the sky, and for the breath of life that had to be blown into the shapes of men and women, of Latin...
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A Personal Record, Volume 12

Joseph Conrad - Novelists, English - 1926 - 168 pages
...opinion on this discrepancy. It's the sort of difference that can never be settled. All I know, is that, for twenty months, neglecting the common joys of life...the Placid Gulf, the light on the snows, the clouds on the sky, and for the breath of life that had to be blown into the shapes of men and women, of Latin...
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