Some Reminiscences

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Author: Joseph Conrad (Josef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski)
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,098 / 131 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.1
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,101
mnybks.net#: 1855
Origin: gutenberg.org
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h and strength equal to the call. There was nothing in them to perplex a young conscience. Having broken away from my origins under a storm of blame from every quarter which had the merest shadow of right to voice an opinion, removed by great distances from such natural affections as were still left to me, and even estranged, in a measure, from them by the totally unintelligible character of the life which had seduced me so mysteriously from my allegiance, I may safely say that through the blind force of circumstances the sea was to be all my world and the merchant service my only home for a long succession of years. No wonder then that in my two exclusively sea books, "The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'" and "The Mirror of the Sea" (and in the few short sea stories like "Youth" and "Typhoon"), I have tried with an almost filial regard to render the vibration of life in the great world of waters, in the hearts of the simple men who have for ages traversed its solitudes, and also that something sentient which se

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