1 My dear boys, it was no good bothering.
2 'I will throttle you for good,' I corrected myself.
3 One good screech will do more for you than all your rifles.
4 'But he had no goods to trade with by that time,' I objected.
5 'There's a good lot of cartridges left even yet,' he answered, looking away.
6 The Director, satisfied the anchor had good hold, made his way aft and sat down amongst us.
7 'By the simple exercise of our will we can exert a power for good practically unbounded,' &c.
8 I found nothing else to do but to offer him one of my good Swede's ship's biscuits I had in my pocket.
9 I had turned to the wilderness really, not to Mr. Kurtz, who, I was ready to admit, was as good as buried.
10 'Good, good for there,' he mumbled, and then with a certain eagerness asked me whether I would let him measure my head.
11 So, unless they swallowed the wire itself, or made loops of it to snare the fishes with, I don't see what good their extravagant salary could be to them.
12 He stated with a good deal of formality that had we not been 'of the same profession,' he would have kept the matter to himself without regard to consequences.
13 And perhaps he was cheered by keeping his eye on a chance of promotion to the fleet at Ravenna by-and-by, if he had good friends in Rome and survived the awful climate.
14 It appears he had persuaded a Dutch trading-house on the coast to fit him out with stores and goods, and had started for the interior with a light heart, and no more idea of what would happen to him than a baby.
15 Strings of dusty niggers with splay feet arrived and departed; a stream of manufactured goods, rubbishy cottons, beads, and brass-wire set into the depths of darkness, and in return came a precious trickle of ivory.
16 The old river in its broad reach rested unruffled at the decline of day, after ages of good service done to the race that peopled its banks, spread out in the tranquil dignity of a waterway leading to the uttermost ends of the earth.