John Galsworthy's A Bit O' Love (Dodo Press) PDF

By John Galsworthy

ISBN-10: 1406588601

ISBN-13: 9781406588606

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; hard in his works many of the beliefs of society depicted within the preceeding literature of Victorian England. He received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. remarkable works comprise 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 set of brief tales. those, and several other next works, have been released lower than the pen identify John Sinjohn and it is going to no longer be until eventually The Island Pharisees (1904) that he may start publishing lower than his personal identify. His first play, The Silver field (1906) grew to become successful, and he it up with the guy of estate (1906), the 1st within the Forsyte trilogy. in addition to different writers of the time akin to Shaw his performs addressed the category procedure and social concerns, of the easiest identified being Strife (1909) and the surface video game (1920).

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STRANGWAY. Do I look like that? Please, please! [He touches his breast] I've too much here. Please! BURLACOMBE. [With a sort of startled respect] Well, zurr, 'tes not for me to zay nothin', certainly. ] STRANGWAY. [To himself] Passions! No passions! Ha! [The outer door is opened and IVY BURLACOMBE appears, and, seeing him, stops. ] IVY. Oh! Mr. Strangway, Mrs. Bradmere's cumin' from the Rectory. I ran an' told 'em. Oh! 'twas awful. [STRANGWAY starts, stares at her, and turning on his heel, goes into the house.

Shillin', a shillin'! STRANGWAY. [Taking out a shilling and spinning it so that it falls into her pinafore] See! Your wish comes true. TIBBY. Oh! [Putting the shilling in her mouth] Mune's still there! STRANGWAY. Wish for me, Tibby! TIBBY. Mune. I'm wishin' for yu! STRANGWAY. Not yet! TIBBY. Shall I shake my tambouline? STRANGWAY. Yes, shake your tambouline. TIBBY. [Shaking her tambourine] Mune, I'm shaken' at yu. ] TIBBY. What d'yu du that for? STRANGWAY. To put it out of reach. It's better−−−− TIBBY.

MRS. BURLACOMBE goes into the house] And look here, Burlacombe; if we catch any one, man or woman, talking of this outside the village, it'll be the end of their tenancy, whoever they may be. Let them all know that. I'm glad he threw that drunken fellow out of the window, though it was a little−−−− BURLACOMBE. Aye! The nuspapers would be praaper glad of that, for a tiddy bit o' nuse. MRS. BRADMERE. My goodness! Yes! The men are all up at the inn. Go and tell them what I said−−it's not to get about.

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