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By John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy OM (1867-1933) used to be an English novelist and playwright. he's seen as one of many first writers of the Edwardian period; not easy in his works many of the beliefs of society depicted within the preceeding literature of Victorian England. He gained the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. extraordinary works contain The Forsyte Saga (1906-1921) and its sequels, a latest Comedy and finish of the bankruptcy. From the 4 Winds used to be Galsworthy's first released paintings in 1897, a set of brief tales. those, and a number of other next works, have been released below the pen identify John Sinjohn and it should now not be till The Island Pharisees (1904) that he may start publishing below his personal identify. His first play, The Silver field (1906) grew to become a hit, and he it up with the fellow of estate (1906), the 1st within the Forsyte trilogy. in addition to different writers of the time reminiscent of Shaw his performs addressed the category process and social matters, of the simplest identified being Strife (1909) and the outside online game (1920).

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There's no dumb things in 'Eaven. Jim Bere 'e says there is! 'E thinks 'is old cat's there. IVY. Yes. [Dreamily] There's stars, an' owls, an' a man playin' on the flute. Where 'tes gude, there must be music. CLYST. Old brass band, shuldn' wonder, like th' Salvation Army. IVY. [Putting up her hands to an imaginary pipe] No; 'tis a boy that goes so; an' all the dumb things an' all the people goo after 'im−−like this. [She marches slowly, playing her imaginary pipe, and one by one they all fall in behind her, padding round the barn in their stockinged feet.

Come now! Let's try and talk it over calmly and see if we can't put things right. STRANGWAY. You were very good to come; but I would rather not. MRS. BRADMERE. I know you're in as grievous trouble as a man can be. STRANGWAY. Yes. MRS. BRADMERE. [With a little sound of sympathy] What are you−− thirty−five? I'm sixty−eight if I'm a day−−old enough to be your mother. I can feel what you must have been through all these months, I can indeed. But you know you've gone the wrong way to work. We aren't angels down here below!

The dance comes to its end, but the drowsy TIBBY goes on beating. MERCY. That'll du, Tibby; we're finished. Ate yore apple. ] CLYST. [In his teasing, excitable voice] Yu maids don't dance 'elf's well as us du. Bobbie 'e's a great dancer. 'E dance vine. I'm a gude dancer, meself. GLADYS. A'n't yu conceited just? CLYST. Aw! Ah! Yu'll give me kiss for that. [He chases, but cannot catch that slippery white figure] Can't she glimmer! MERCY. Gladys! Up ladder! CLYST. Yu go up ladder; I'll catch 'ee then.

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