Valiant Gentlemen Quotes

Sabina Murray
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It is Ward who punctuates his days: Ward in the morning by the edge of the water in his breeches; Ward’s signature high-noon squint; Ward’s rangy walk as he patrols the length of the column, his constant interrogation of messengers and locals about the possibility of game; and late-afternoon Ward with his sketchbook, wandering in search of something to draw.
-- Narrator (Part One, Chapter II: Florida)

Importance: This quote shows Casement’s romantic feelings for Ward. It occurs when Casement reflects on knowing that Ward makes more money than he does, but not caring simply because he enjoys having Ward around. Casement is in love with Ward and his days revolve around Ward’s presence.

And then the sun floods as the elephant tears the curtain of jungle from the brilliant sky and Casement is momentarily blinded as if he is seeing not a beast but the face of God itself.”
-- Narrator (Part One, Chapter IV: Along the Congo)

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