Lord Jim

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Lord Jim

successful in lifelong efforts to regain honor lost in moment of cowardice. [Br. Lit.: Lord Jim]

Lord Jim

tormented by his memory of having saved himself from a sinking ship with 800 Muslims aboard. [Br. Lit.: Joseph Conrad Lord Jim in Magill I, 522]
See: Remorse
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