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" It was just robbery with violence, aggravated murder on a great scale, and men going at it blind—as is very proper for those who tackle a darkness. The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion... "
The First Way of War: American War Making on the Frontier, 1607–1814 - Pągina vi
per John Grenier - 2005
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 381 pągines
...saves us is efficiency — the devotion to efficiency. But these chaps were not much account, really. They were no colonists ; their administration was...was just robbery with violence, aggravated murder en a great scale, and men going at it blind — as is very proper for those who tackle a darkness....
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Complete Works, Volum 16

Joseph Conrad - 1903
...and for that you want only brute force—nothing to boast of, when you have it, since your strength y is just an accident arising from the weakness of others....aggravated murder on a great scale, and men going at blind—as is very proper for those who tackle a darkness. '^TRe conquest of the earth, which mostly...
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Conrad in the Nineteenth Century

Ian Watt - 1981 - 375 pągines
...devotion, was more vulnerable. The Roman practice of empire, Marlow affirms, was much cruder; they merely "grabbed what they could get for the sake of what was to be got." Marlow here condemns Roman colonisation, but in the original manuscript he implicitly prefers it to...
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Joseph Conrad: Third World Perspectives

Robert D. Hamner - 1990 - 273 pągines
...people. As for the colonial agents: "They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute force-nothing to boast of, when you have it, since your strength...aggravated murder on a great scale, and men going at it blind-as is very proper for those who tackle a darkness. The conquest of the earth, which mostly means...
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In the Castle of My Skin

George Lamming - 1991 - 303 pągines
...a Heart of Darkness in Africa. They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute force-nothing to boast of, when you have it, since your strength...aggravated murder on a great scale, and men going at it blind-as is very proper for those who tackle a darkness. The conquest of the earth, which mostly means...
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Heart of Darkness (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Frank Fiorenza - 2015 - 107 pągines
...what does he know? He refers to the company he will join when he calls them "conquerors," people who "grabbed what they could get for the sake of what was to be got." He disapproves of them. Since they did not have "belief in the idea," Marlow rejects their ambitions...
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African Exploits: The Diaries of William Stairs, 1887-1892

William G. Stairs - 1998 - 423 pągines
...administration was really a squeeze... They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute force... They grabbed what they could get for the sake of what...just robbery with violence, aggravated murder on a grand scale, and men going at it blind..." servants... At two o'clock we got under way after saying...
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America's Shadow: An Anatomy of Empire

William V. Spanos - 2000 - 287 pągines
...ancient Romans "were no colonists.... They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute force They grabbed what they could get for the sake of what was to be got." 59 It is no accident of history, I submit, that the words "culture," "cultivate," "acculturation,"...
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City of Gold: An Apology for Global Capitalism in a Time of Discontent

David A. Westbrook - 2004 - 350 pągines
...colonialization, but of imposing civilization on others, and finally, of living in civilization at all: They grabbed what they could get for the sake of what...aggravated murder on a great scale, and men going at it blind—as is very proper for those who tackle a darkness. The conquest of the earth, which mostly...
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The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Literary Studies

Neil Lazarus, Lazarus Neil - 2004 - 301 pągines
...transformation of their societies after attaining political independence. Resistance to colonial rule They grabbed what they could get for the sake of what...with violence, aggravated murder on a great scale . . . The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different...
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