A Bit O' Love (Dodo Press) by John Galsworthy

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; hard in his works a few of the beliefs of society depicted within the preceeding literature of Victorian England. He received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. impressive works comprise The Forsyte Saga (1906-1921) and its sequels, a contemporary Comedy and finish of the bankruptcy. From the 4 Winds used to be Galsworthy's first released paintings in 1897, a suite of brief tales. those, and a number of other next works, have been released less than the pen identify John Sinjohn and it is going to no longer be until eventually The Island Pharisees (1904) that he could start publishing below his personal identify. His first play, The Silver field (1906) turned a hit, and he it up with the fellow of estate (1906), the 1st within the Forsyte trilogy. besides different writers of the time similar to Shaw his performs addressed the category method and social matters, of the easiest identified being Strife (1909) and the surface online game (1920).

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Luke at Tibby! [TIBBY, overcome by drowsiness, has fallen back into the hay, asleep. " CLYST. Us 'as got on vine; us'll get prize for our dancin'. CONNIE. There won't be no prize if Mr. Strangway goes away. 'Tes funny 'twas Mrs. Strangway start us. IVY. [From the door] 'Twas wicked to hiss him. ] CLYST. Twasn't I. BOBBIE. I never did. GLADYS. Oh! Bobbie, yu did! Yu blew in my ear. CLYST. 'Twas the praaper old wind in the trees. Did make a brave noise, zurely. MERCY. 'E shuld'n' 'a let my skylark go.

An' so I come to tell 'ee how to du. 'Twas full mune−−when I caught 'em, him an' my girl. I caught 'em. [With a strange and awful flash of fire] I did; an' I tuk un [He taken up STRANGWAY'S coat and grips it with his trembling hands, as a man grips another's neck] like that−−I tuk un. As the coat falls, like a body out of which the breath has been squeezed, STRANGWAY, rising, catches it. STRANGWAY. [Gripping the coat] And he fell! A Bit O' Love 32/43 A Bit O' Love [He lets the coat fall on the floor, and puts his foot on it.

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