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  • Conrad wrote a cautionary tale about a talented white man known as Mr. Kurtz who goes native and emerges as the leader of some natives who have become his followers in King Leopold's atrocious Congo empire.

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  • An Obama campaign email to supporters called Mr. Kurtz a "slimy character assassin" whose "divisive, destructive ranting" should be confronted.

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  • In an e-mail to supporters, the Obama campaign called Mr. Kurtz a "slimy character assassin" whose

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  • And said he, 'Mr. Kurtz's knowledge of unexplored regions must have been necessarily extensive and peculiar -- owing to his great abilities and to the deplorable circumstances in which he had been placed: therefore --' I assured him Mr. Kurtz's knowledge, however extensive, did not bear upon the problems of commerce or administration.

    Heart of Darkness

  • And, said he, 'Mr. Kurtz's knowledge of unexplored regions must have been necessarily extensive and peculiar -- owing to his great abilities and to the deplorable circumstances in which he had been placed: therefore' -- I assured him Mr. Kurtz's knowledge, however extensive, did not bear upon the problems of commerce or administration.

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  • And said he, 'Mr. Kurtz's knowledge of unexplored regions must have been necessarily extensive and peculiar -- owing to his great abilities and to the deplorable circumstances in which he had been placed: therefore --' I assured him

    Heart of Darkness

  • Ben Venue's Mr. Kurtz said the company immediately began an investigation of the container, which he called an "isolated incident," and reported the incident to the police.

    New Lapses at J&J's Doxil Supplier

  • Nomura's Mr. Kurtz added that markets like South Korea and Taiwan, which foreign investors have fled in droves, could be the first to benefit when investors regain their appetite for risk.

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  • Dr. Swenson is the book's standout character—part Dr. Livingstone and part Mr. Kurtz, she is both a tyrannical "kingpin" and a dogged idealist, an uncontested ruler of a place that Marina calls "the beating heart of nowhere."

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  • Even if you already know the answers to these questions and still feel like you're ready for a move, there's no need to rush, says Mr. Kurtz.

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