The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Within the Tides by Joseph Conrad:|
seas, etc., etc., in relation to mankind. The struggle against
natural forces and the effect of the issue on at least one, say,
exalted - "
He interrupted me by an aggressive -
"Would truth be any good to you?"
"I shouldn't like to say," I answered, cautiously. "It's said that
truth is stranger than fiction."
"Who says that?" he mouthed.
"Oh! Nobody in particular."
I turned to the window; for the contemptuous beggar was oppressive
to look at, with his immovable arm on the table. I suppose my
Within the Tides