TO THE LIGHTHOUSEroused as usual by something incongruous. Therewas a brown spot in the middle of the bay. Itwas a boat. Yes, she realised that after a second.But whose boat? Mr. Ramsay’s boat, she replied.Mr. Ramsay[∧];thatVW: The sequence is complicated by the three dots that seem to reinstate the cancelled phrase; thus, it could be: first, insert the semicolon and cancel “was the man” then reinstate “was the man” with the dots, and insert “that” before it. Then, finally, cancel “that was the man”. —peter.shillingsburgwas the man, the man who hadmarched past her, with his hand raised, aloof, atthe head of a procession, in his beautiful boots,asking her for sympathy, which she had refused.The boat was now half way across the bay.

So fine was the morning except for a streak ofwind here and there that the sea and sky lookedall one fabric, as if sails were stuck high up in thesky, or the clouds had dropped down into the sea.A steamer far out at sea had drawn in the air agreat scroll of smoke which stayed there curvingand circling decoratively, as if the air were a finegauze which held things and kept them softly inits mesh, only gently swaying them this way andthat. And as happens sometimes when theweather is very fine, the cliffs looked as if theywere conscious of the ships, and the ships lookedas if they were conscious of the cliffs, as if theysignalled to each other some message of theirown.[∧]For VW: Line from caret to marginal “For”; “l.c”, indicating lower case for the first letter of “Sometimes”. —andyroowelchSl.c VW: Line from caret to marginal “For”; “l.c”, indicating lower case for the first letter of “Sometimes”. —andyroowelchometimes quite close to the shore, theLighthouse looked this morning in the haze anenormous distance away.

“Where are they now?" Lily thought,looking out to sea. Where was he, that very old280
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