Lord Jim (Webster's French Thesaurus Edition) by Joseph Conrad

By Joseph Conrad

This version is written in English. in spite of the fact that, there's a working French word list on the backside of every web page for the more challenging English phrases highlighted within the textual content. there are various variations of Lord Jim. This version will be valuable if you'd like t

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Obliging: complaisant, obligeant, serviable, gentil. perquisites: avantages indirects, fruits casuels. recollect: se rappeler, se souvenir, retenir, retenez, retiens, retiennent, retenons. remnant: reste. skinny: maigre, maigrichon. striped: rayé, à rayures. subdued: soumîmes, soumîtes, soumit, soumirent, soumis, subjuguâtes, subjuguas, subjuguâmes, subjugué, subjuguai, subjugua. transported: transporté. tug: remorqueur, tirer, remorquer. 34 Lord Jim pulled, %shoved: the other let him, surprised but obedient at first, and only at the door of the private office some sort of animal instinct made him hang back and snort like a frightened bullock.

Unthinking: irréfléchi. waking: rester éveillé, réveiller. youngster: ado. 38 Lord Jim stuff%for the sea, I don't think I have done badly by it either. Were I to go home to-morrow, I bet that before two days passed over my head some sunburnt young chief mate would overtake me at some dock gateway or other, and a fresh deep voice speaking above my hat would ask: "Don't you remember me, sir? Why! little So-and-so. Such and such a ship. " And I would remember a bewildered little shaver, no higher than the back of this chair, with a mother and perhaps a big sister on the quay, very quiet but too upset to wave their handkerchiefs at the ship that glides out gently between the pier-heads; or perhaps some decent middle-aged father who had come early with his boy to see him off, and stays all the morning, because he is interested in the windlass apparently, and stays too long, and has got to scramble ashore at last with no time at all to say good-bye.

Soaking: trempage, imbibition, maintien à température. sunrise: lever du soleil. tyrannical: tyrannique. Joseph Conrad 33 'It appears he addressed himself in the first instance to the principal shipping-master. Archie Ruthvel had just come in, and, as his story goes, was about to begin his arduous day by giving a dressing-down to his chief clerk. Some of you might have known him--an obliging little Portuguese half-caste with a miserably skinny neck, and always on the hop to get something from the shipmasters in the way of eatables--a piece of salt pork, a bag of biscuits, a few potatoes, or what not.

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