By Stefan Zweig
Dans Amok, publié en 1922, est suggéré un bon, utilization de l'exotisme : c'est d'abord de rendre problématique le confort d'une formule de croisière... Pour éprouver; en soi et partout autour, l. a. présence d'un royaume primitif, puissant et mystérieux, le royaume de l'Autre, de l'Inhumain, de los angeles Mort... et devenir ainsi un authentique exote (un en -, dehors », un « hors-venu ») sachant « parler et parler longtemps avec toutes les bouches, dans los angeles nuit ». VICTOR SEGALEN, los angeles Marche du feu.
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Mrs. Southcott had recently attained her five-and-twentieth blessed birthday, of whom a prophetic private in the Life Guards had heralded the sublime appearance by announcing that arrangements were made for the swallowing up of London and Westminster. Even the Cock-lane ghost had been laid only a round dozen of years, after rapping out its messages, as the spirits of this very year last past (supernaturally deficient in originality) rapped out theirs. Mere messages in the earthly order of events had lately come to the English Crown and People, from a congress of British subjects in America: which, strange to relate, have proved more important to the human race than any communications yet received through any of the chickens of the Cock-lane brood.
Like Monsieur Manette, your father, the gentleman was of Beauvais. Like Monsieur Manette, your father, the gentleman was of repute in Paris. I had the honour of knowing him there. Our relations were business relations, but confidential. I was at that time in our French House, and had been—oh! ” “I speak, miss, of twenty years ago. He married—an English lady—and I was one of the trustees. His affairs, like the affairs of many other French gentlemen and French families, were entirely in Tellson’s hands.