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" Mind, none of us would feel exactly like this. What saves us is efficiency — the devotion to efficiency. But these chaps were not much account, really. They were no colonists; their administration was merely a squeeze, and nothing more, I suspect. "
The First Way of War: American War Making on the Frontier, 1607–1814 - Pągina vi
per John Grenier - 2005
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Complete Works, Volum 16

Joseph Conrad - 1903
...saves us is efficiency—the devotion to efficiency. But these chaps were not much account, ~really. They were no colonists; their administration was merely...were conquerors, 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...
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Strafford in Ireland 1633-1641: A Study in Absolutism

Hugh F. Kearney - 1989 - 294 pągines
...saves us is eff1ciency — the devotion to efficiency. But these chaps were not much account, really. They were no colonists; their administration was merely...conquerors and for that you want only brute force. . . . The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different...
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Progress and the Quest for Meaning: A Philosophical and Historical Inquiry

John Andrew Bernstein - 1993 - 226 pągines
...of the Heart of Darkness: "They were conquerors, and for that you -want only brute force—nothing to boast of, when you have it, since your strength...an accident arising from the weakness of others." Among the major thinkers troubled by "levelling," only Kierkegaard was to see that the threatened collapse...
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Joseph Conrad and the Anthropological Dilemma: "bewildered Traveller"

John Wylie Griffith - 1995 - 248 pągines
...saves us is efficiency — the devotion to efficiency (. . .) They (the Romans) were no colonists. They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute...just an accident arising from the weakness of others' (HD 10). In this well-known passage, Marlow draws a distinction between the conqueror and the colonist...
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Order and Partialities: Theory, Pedagogy, and the "Postcolonial"

Kostas Myrsiades, Jerry McGuire - 1995 - 415 pągines
..."What saves us is efficiency—the devotion to efficiency. But these chaps were no account really. They were no colonists, their administration was merely a squeeze, and nothing more" (10). 9 Burroughs describes King Leopold of Belgium as an "arch hypocrite" whose officers practice...
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The Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad

J. H. Stape, Stape, John Henry Stape, Visiting Professor of English J H Stape, Stape J H - 1996 - 258 pągines
...'darkness', the text's central metaphor.7 Although the Romans 'were men enough to face the darkness . . . They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute...just an accident arising from the weakness of others' (pp. 139—40). This generalizing statement obviously refers to the Romans, but also includes a proleptic...
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Solitude Versus Solidarity in the Novels of Joseph Conrad: Political and ...

Ursula Lord - 1998 - 358 pągines
...saves us is efficiency - the devotion to efficiency. But these chaps were not much account, really. They were no colonists; their administration was merely...conquerors, and for that you want only brute force" (31). The frame narrator, too, pays tribute to the empire-building past of England: "Hunters of gold...
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Heart of Darkness - Ed. Goonetilleke - Second Edition

Joseph Conrad - 1999 - 258 pągines
...saves us is efficiency — the devotion to efficiency. But these chaps were not much account, really. They were no colonists; their administration was merely...strength is just an accident arising from the weakness 1 Falernian wine] famous ancient wine from the Falernus Ager district, inland from what is now Naples....
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Envisioning Africa: Racism and Imperialism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness

Peter Edgerly Firchow
...uses by way of contrast with the word conquerors when referring to the Roman subjugation of Britain: "They were no colonists, their administration was...conquerors, and for that you want only brute force" (HD 10, my italics). Here "colonists" is clearly meant to be thought of favorably and "conquerors"...
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Essays on Conrad

Ian Watt - 2000 - 214 pągines
...has been one of the dark places of the earth' (48). The Roman settlers, though, were, Marlow thinks, 'no colonists; their administration was merely a squeeze,...and nothing more, I suspect. They were conquerors.' Marlow goes on to speak of how, in his view, 'The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking...
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