By John Galsworthy
John Galsworthy OM (1867-1933) was once an English novelist and playwright. he's considered as one of many first writers of the Edwardian period; tough in his works the various beliefs of society depicted within the preceeding literature of Victorian England. He received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. remarkable works contain The Forsyte Saga (1906-1921) and its sequels, a latest Comedy and finish of the bankruptcy. From the 4 Winds was once Galsworthy's first released paintings in 1897, a suite of brief tales. those, and a number of other next works, have been released below the pen identify John Sinjohn and it can now not be till The Island Pharisees (1904) that he might commence publishing lower than 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. besides different writers of the time equivalent to Shaw his performs addressed the category procedure and social matters, of the easiest recognized being Strife (1909) and the surface video game (1920).
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I don't. MERCY. Aw! She's temper. Yu can bang on tambourine, then! GLADYS. [Running in] Quick, Ivy! Here's the old grey mare cumin' down the green. Quick. [With whispering and scuffling; gurgling and squeaking, the reluctant Ivy's hand is caught and she is jerked away. ] VOICE of MRS. BRADMERE. [Outside] Who's that? ] [Noting the overcoat and hat on the window−sill she moves across to ring the bell. But as she does so, MRS. ] MRS. BRADMERE This disgraceful business! Where's Mr. Strangway? I see he's in.
STRANGWAY. Fight! [Touching his heart] My fight is here. Have you ever been in hell? For months and months−−burned and longed; hoped against hope; killed a man in thought day by day? Never rested, for love and hate? I−−condemn! I−−judge! No! It's rest I have to find−−somewhere−−somehow−rest! And how−−how can I find rest? MRS. BRADMERE. [Who has listened to his outburst in a soft of coma] You are a strange man! One of these days you'll go off your head if you don't take care. STRANGWAY. [Smiling] One of these days the flowers will grow out of me; and I shall sleep.
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A Bit O' Love (Dodo Press) by John Galsworthy