Heart of Darkness

Marlow refers to the Company’s chief accountant as a “miracle.” What does he mean by this designation?

Why does he refer to the Chief as a miracle?

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Amidst the filth, chaos and squander of the station, Marlow spots the chief accountant. He is a white man dressed elegantly and in perfect fashion. He is "amazing" and a "miracle." After learning that he is the Chief Accountant of the Company, Marlow respects him.