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The Mirror of the Sea

By Conrad, Joseph

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Book Id: WPLBN0000659134
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: The Mirror of the Sea  
Author: Conrad, Joseph
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Classic Literature Collection, Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Publisher: Penn State University's Electronic Classics


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Excerpt: Landfall and departure mark the rhythmical swing of a seaman?s life and of a ship?s career. From land to land is the most concise definition of a ship?s earthly fate. A ?Departure? is not what a vain people of landsmen may think. The term ?Landfall? is more easily understood; you fall in with the land, and it is a matter of a quick eye and of a clear atmosphere.

Table of Contents
Contents: I. Landfalls and Departures IV. Emblems of Hope VII. The Fine Art X. Cobwebs and Gossamer XIII. The Weight of the Burden XVI. Overdue and Missing XX. The Grip of the Land XXII. The Character of the Foe XXV. Rules of East and West


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